Clouser Minnow has caught species of fish in every type of water all over the world. A perfect saltwater baitfish pattern, strip it like crazy or bring it in slowly. The Clouser Minnow is the most productive fly in saltwater. Every Angler needs to have a lot of this fly in a variety of colours & sizes to suit the time & Place.
The original Clouser Deep Minnow evolved from traditional bucktail streamers and was created in 1987 by Bob Clouser, a Pennsylvania fly shop owner and guide. The original patterns were intended for smallmouth bass on the Susquehanna River. The name Clouser Deep Minnow was coined by Lefty Kreh, a noted Fly Fishing writer in a 1989 article in Fly Fisherman. Today, the Clouser Deep Minnow is widely used for many species of both fresh and saltwater game fish. Lefty Kreh claims to have caught over 87 species of game fish on Clouser Deep Minnow flies.