The Clouser Minnow can be one of the most effective flies for big trout, bass, pike, and plenty of other gamefish. The thing about the clouser might be that they’re actually really easy to tie. Right now, during the long days of winter, is the best time to tie them. Start off with a 1/0 streamer hook and a 3/16” dumbbell eye. Then, check out the rest of this video and get to work.