Detailed instructions for the Iwai minnow. This is a Japanese variation on the mylar minnow theme and is a firm favourite for Japanese seabass. It's also effective for other game fish, especially ambush predators.
Hook: Gamakatsu B10S
Thread: Flat waxed Nylon
Body: Mylar tubing over a foam cylinder
Throat: Red EP fibres
Eyes: Black plastic bead chain or glass beads fixed on Nylon
Coating: Liquid fusion or similar tough flexible glue