#16-2013 – Mickey Finn Variant by Dwayne Miller

#16-2013 Mickey Finn Variant - Dwayne Miller
#16-2013 Mickey Finn Variant – Dwayne Miller

Tied by: Dwayne Miller
Originated by: Charles Langevin

Hook: Partridge CS15 #2/0
Thread: Red 8/0
Tail: Teal flank dyed green
Body: Silver flat tinsel
Rib: Silver oval tinsel
Throat: Teal flank dyed green
Wing: Yellow bucktail then red bucktail then yellow bucktail
Head: Red

Notes: The Mickey Finn has had a long and storied history. It is responsible for many patterns, Mickey Doodle (#191) and Mickey’s Ghost (#156) are just a couple of the well known streamers that have emerged. Dwayne added a contrasting tail and throat of dark green teal to the iconic Finn to give it a new twist.

Dwayne MillerDwayne Miller – I was born and presently reside on Prince Edward Island, Canada. I’ve been chasing trout around PEI since the age of 5 and found out about flyrods at 12. I continued to fish both for a few more years but in 1988 that all changed as my good friend and mentor, Scott Mitchell turned me onto chasing Atlantic salmon with the flyrod. This was a life changing moment, and I’ve been on a mad whirl’wind ride chasing these magnificent fish ever since.
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  1. Thanks guys! This version is a great Salmon pattern,, particularly for fall Salmon as well as spring fish and its also a fantastic variation for Speckled trout. It’s the only Mickey i have fished for a number of years now

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