Clouser Minnow

  • Quick Tie – Craft Fur Clouser Minnow #coaffieldteam

    By / June 20, 2018 / Fly Tying

    No words, just video and music to demo how we tie the Craft Fur Clouser Minnow. Minimal material that uses… – Gamakatsu Hook size 1/0 – Red 7/0 Tying Thread – White and Chartreuse Craft Fur – Small, Red Dumbbell Eyes – Super Glue and UV Glue We use it for Stripers on Texoma as… [read more]

  • Saturday Switch Rod Practice at Bethany Lakes…. #switchrod

    By / May 27, 2017 / Bass, Bethany Lakes

    Decided to get a round of Switch Rod casting practice at Bethany Lakes this morning. Missed two Bass but did get two Bass. Lots of fun especially getting distance casts using the one-handed style we like. One Bass went for a Clouser Minnow; the other Bass went for an Olive Near Deere. The two Bass… [read more]

  • COAF Field Team Vlog #6 – “Denison Dam”

    By / September 5, 2016 / Fishing

    This round we went back to Denison Dam Saturday morning for another go at Striped Bass. The generation schedule showed no planned generations until around 12:45PM. So, by the time we started fishing, we had at least three solid hours to fish the pools and runs! Last week we picked up a Lamson Waterworks Liquid 4… [read more]

  • COAF Field Team Vlog #5 – “Local Ponds and Denison Dam”

    By / August 28, 2016 / Fishing

    This round we do a quick recap of the local ponds fished this past week – Bethany Lakes, Sonic Pond, Eagles Nest aka “Pond Behind In-N-Out Burger”.  And then, we go into Saturday’s trip to Denison Dam. Was a tough go but did catch and release a couple of Carp as well as hook into… [read more]

  • Craft Fur Clouser Minnows

    By / November 6, 2015 / Fly Tying

    Still not sure what the weekend plans are for fishing, but just in case, tied more Clouser Minnows like the one we used last Sunday at Denison Dam. Will plan to post an update regardless where we go. Good luck and good fishing to our Readers; hope you get a Bruiser or two! Clouser Minnows… [read more]

  • Denison Dam for Fly Fishing Fun!

    By / November 1, 2015 / Bass, Striped Bass

    Planned to fish the Blue River for Rainbow Trout today but heard the recent rains muddied the river. Was still wavering yesterday on where to fish, so just in case decided to tie some Clouser Minnows to go along with the Near Deere, GRHENs, and Rainbow Warriors. Good thing we had the Clouser Minnows! Ended… [read more]

  • Evening Round at Bethany

    By / October 9, 2015 / Bass, Bethany Lakes, Bluegill, Sunfish

    Made a round at Bethany this evening. Caught Bass, Bluegill, and Sunfish. Started fishing with a Clouser Minnow variant… Purple Marabou instead of Deer Hair. Worked well until we lost it to a tree. Switch to a Blue/White Clouser and caught one Bass, then to a Foam Grasshopper and caught another Bass. Then, finished things… [read more]

  • Kayak Fishing Sunday

    Went Kayak Fishing for White Bass at Lake Lavon Sunday. Caught a number of undersized White Bass but we did end up with seven Keepers and two Yellow Bass. Nuclaroche caught two of the seven Keepers using a Slab and Jig Rig. After a while, he had to use a Tube Jig as the fish… [read more]

  • Kayak Fished Brockdale Park Saturday

    By / August 2, 2015 / Kayak Fishing, Lake Lavon

    Put in at Brockdale Park Saturday afternoon and went kayak fishing. Was a late start but almost immediately after launching noticed lots of fish activity on the surface. Used Sabiki Rigged Tube Fishing Flies and a Slab initially; had no takers, so removed the Slab and switched to Tube Fishing Flies and Crappie Jigs. Soon… [read more]

  • Back to Lavon for More Kayak Fishing!

    Fished Lake Lavon Saturday; no Bruisers but did get a good workout in! Lots of wind and waves but also caught lots of undersized Bass and White Bass. Same setup as before; Crappie Jigs in tandem and then later a Crappie Jig and a Clouser Minnow. Multiple doubles and steady action once we worked the… [read more]

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