Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Mickey Finn Marabou
Tied by Steve Burke

Mickey Finn Marabou
Name Mickey Finn Marabou
Category Steelhead
ButtRed Thread
BodySilver Mylar Tubing Attached at the Butt With Red Thread
WingSparse Bunch of Yellow Marabou, Followed by Red, Followed by Yellow

This variation of the well-known streamer was originated and used very succesfully for the winter steelhead of Pulaski, New York's Salmon River. It is fished by casting upstream, allowing it to tumble downstream, then swim up to the surface at the end of the drift.