Video: How to Tie a Clouser Minnow

October 8, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

Tim Flagler ties a saltwater classic, the Clouser Minnow. Authored by Bob Clouser around 1987, this pattern is one of the most-imitated and most-used flies in saltwater, and has even inspired freshwater versions for bigger trout and gamefish. The original Clouser Deep Minnow evolved from traditional bucktail streamers and was intended for smallmouth bass on the Susquehanna River.