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The gummi minnow is actually created with “gummi body” material and “gummi flash foil”. The gummi body material comes in 2x12” sheets in both .020 and .040 thickness sizes. Any fly shop that orders from Wapsi Fly can get all you need. Good luck. Only one angler has ever used gummi minnows on my skiff. I didn’t think much of them - but the fish ate them just fine...
All those years ago when I ran night classes, teaching fly tying, through Broward Community College (wonder if it even has the same name almost forty years later...) I tried to emphasize that the fish were the judges of our efforts... Your absolute best fly is useless if the fish won't eat it... I thought the gummi minnow looked like a lifeless piece of soft plastic - with no particular action when you stripped ---- the fish thought otherwise and ate everyone my angler cast to them... Who knew?I used to guarantee any shop that ordered from me that my flies were certain to catch fishermen - and that was my goal every time... If they took them fishing and had a bit of confidence in them - they might even catch a fish....
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