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Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Clouser Minnow

Clouser Minnow
Name Clouser Minnow
Category Saltwater
Hook Tiemco 811S or Equivalent #4-#2
Thread Clear Mono
Body Bright Green Frostbite
Top Wing White Bucktail
Bottom Wing Chartreuse Bucktail Mixed with
a Few Strands of Matching Flashabou or Krystal Flash
Eyes Painted Red Dumbell Eyes

Tying Directions:

Fish this fly using a slow to moderate retrieve in tide rips, horizontal and vertical eddies, and other natural gathering points for baitfish. The fly as tied actually turns upside down due to the weight of the dumbell eyes. That is the reason that the green or back of the imitation is tied underneath the hook.