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McflyanglerJune 9th, 2016, 8:54 pm
New Mexico, United States

Posts: 35
The clouser minnow is one of the most widely used and effective streamer patterns for both salt and fresh water fly fishing. It has a really nice jigging action, and also sinks a bit to where the fish are. Its fairly easy to tie, and uses just a handful of materials. The bucktail moves really nicely in the water as well.

If you ever watch the professional bass fisherman on conventional gear, they will throw a color pattern called Sexy Shad quite regularly. This is probably one of the most common crank bait color, made popular by Kevin Van Dam. I decided to copy that color pattern to create a great Large Mouth Bass or small mouth bass fly for fishing the shad spawn.



Hook: Gamakatsu SS15 hook in size 2, but it can be tied on any strong long shanked hook.

Weight: lead dumbbell eye

Thread: Danville 210 flat waxed in blue (can use white as well for this pattern)

Body: White, yellow, and blue buck tail

Flash: Pearl flashabou (under the white bucktail) and gold crystal flash (under the yellow buck tail)

Epoxy: Solarez "Thin Hard" UV curing resin.

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WbranchJune 10th, 2016, 6:56 am
York & Starlight PA

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