A mouse pattern is one of my favorite flies to catch Trout. This is one I came up with after catching a mouse in the house and using it as a model. You can dead drift or pop this pattern. Be ready for a good strike!
Thread: 140 Ultra Thread, Rusty Brown
Hook: sz. 2/0 Gamakatsu Octopus on a 2 1/2\" Fish Skull Articulated Shank
Tail: Rawhide Strapping or Zonker strip with fur removed
Body: CCT Body Fur, Tan
Belly: Texas Cut Rabbit Zonker, White
Back and Head: 2mm or 4mm Sheet Foam, Light Brown
Eyes: Spirit river 3-D Molded Eyes, Red 3.5
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