Minitube Flies

 

Minitube flies for summer salmon and sea trout fly fishing dressed on fine stainless steel needle tubes

by John Gray

 

Minitube Flies

 

A small selection of minitube flies are shown below, intended for summer salmon and sea trout fishing in lowish water during the day or at night for the sea trout. They are dressed on ultra slim stainless steel needle tubes, outside diameter 1.5 mm and in lengths of 10 and 15 mm

 

Minitube Salmon Fly

 

Salmon Minitube Fly

 

Dressed on Grays Needle Tubes, ultra slim stainless steel tubes with an outside diameter of only 1.5 mm, the small tubes are intended for salmon and sea trout fishing in the low flows of summer. Dressed here on needle tubes of length 10 mm and 15 mm, they will fish more deeply than plastic or aluminium tube flies but higher in the water than copper or brass. They are also much slimmer than conventional metal tube flies and require no body dressing on the slim stainless steel tube body. Below are just a few very simply dressed examples.

 

Black and Silver Minitube

Mini Tube Fly

 

Cascade Minitube Fly

Cascade Mini Tube Fly

 

Willie Gunn Minitube Fly

Willie Gunn Mini Tube Fly

 

Black & Pink Minitube Fly

Minitube Fly

 
 

 

 

 

A small selection of summer salmon and sea trout minitubes

Mini Tube Flies
 

 

More Salmon Mini Tube Flies dressed on 10mm Needle Tubes

Minitube Flies

 

 

For more information on Salmon, Trout and Sea Trout Flies, see Trout and Salmon Flies

 

 

 

Resources

Grays of Kilsyth

Salmon Flies

Trout Flies

Fly Fishing Knots

Salmon Fishing Scotland

Trout Fishing Scotland

Sea Trout Fishing

Sea Trout Flies

Tube Flies

The Tube Fly Shop

Salmon Recipes

 

 

HMH Tube Fly Tool

 

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