Hot Flash Minnow – Best Fly Fishing Flies

The Hot Flash Minnow is an excellent saltwater streamer, wet fly and lure fly. These flies are very successful and have proven their consistency and worth all around the World, and South African waters are no exception. The Hot Flash Minnow is not only a great Saltwater Fly, but is very effective for freshwater fish species such as Bass, Tigerfish, Yellowfish and Kurper. This fly can be tied in various sizes and colours, depending on where you are fishing and what you are targeting on fly.


Type Of Fly?

  • Streamer
  • Wet Fly
  • Lure Fly

When To Use?

  • All Year

Where To Use?

  • Offshore
  • Surf
  • Estuaries
  • Dams
  • Rivers

Colour Variations?

  • Red/Yellow
  • Chartreuse
  • Red/Black
  • Red/White
  • White/Yellow
  • White/Blue

The Hot Flash Minnow has it’s origins with Andy Burk. A great innovator of all sorts of different flies and materials. The flash and colour variations that the Hot Flash Minnow comes in makes it a deadly pattern for all sorts of different fish species. Saltwater fish species in particular love the Hot Flash Minnow, and it is a great offshore fly to use around atolls, and shallow reefs. This fly has even been used to tempt billfish like Sailfish and Marlin in South African waters. This pattern imitates a variety of bait fish such as Glassies, Silversides, Mackerel, Sardines, small Shad and Mullet.

Species That Can Be Caught On This Fly?

  • Garrick
  • Shad
  • Moonies
  • Kob
  • Springer
  • Kingfish
  • Wave Garrick
  • Jobfish
  • Tuna
  • Bonito
  • Dorado
  • Sailfish
  • Marlin
  • Snapper
  • Bass
  • Yellowfish
  • Blue Kurper
  • Red-Breast Kurper
  • Tigerfish

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