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How to Tie: The Sheep Mullet

Difficulty: super easy

20% difficulty

Time: 5-10 minutes

23% timely

Cost: average

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Imitates: mullet/large baitfish

Target species: tarpon, snook, redfish, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, peacock bass, giant trevally, jack crevalle, bluefish, striped bass

Where to fish: backcountry, intracoastal/inland bays and waterways, warmwater lakes/ponds/rivers/canals, bluewater/offshore, surf

Notes: Easy, large baitfish pattern. All white and all black are universally effective color variations, but you can get crazy with it. Look to the Brushy Baitfish for a smaller version.

Save 10% on materials with the kit:

Black Sheep Mullet
Sheep Mullet Material Kit
Black #3/0
Original price was: $39.71.Current price is: $35.74. 2 in stock
Sheep Mullet Kit White
Sheep Mullet Material Kit
White #3/0
Original price was: $39.71.Current price is: $35.74. 0 in stock

About the fly:

he Sheep Mullet is a “guide fly” of a mullet pattern, because guides like quick ties that catch fish. This will be one of them once you get it down. It’s a large pattern that snook, tarpon and big jacks something to target.

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