The Thin Mint – BUGGER Variation

A Solid Bugger Variation Thin Mint Bugger Pattern
My first couple of times seeing someone fish a Thin Mint, I thought “yeah, nice wooley bugger”. And for sure it’s a variation but as I’ve fished it, I’m starting to see this specific variation has some solid merit.

Let’s assume the “Thin Mint” comes from the fact it uses a sandwich of colors in the tail and possibly a reference to the tasty peacock body. Either way, the color variation here works. And at the suggestion of our trusty fly consultant, Lance, the pink bead became a favorite to finish off

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