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    Default March Swap of the Month

    Bait Fish: NO CLOUSERS

    Icemanxxxv
    Here is the Line Up




    1. AlbaSurf : rainbow trout minnow Received
    2. Gigmaster :Puglisi Shad Received
    3. Icemanxxxv: Wool Head Sculpin Tied
    4. gmac209: Black Nosed Dace Received
    5. billhouk: Craft Fur Minnow Received
    6. sjo: troutstreamers Received
    7. Rick Z: Goldie Jr Received
    8. Captain Mortis: Ace of Spades Received
    9. Bob 9: CK Bait Fish Received
    10. Chris: Blackwing Shiner Received
    11. branhap
    12. roadhog: bullet head minnow


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    Noob question, what distinguishes a clouser from regular? I have been researching patterns but do not notice the difference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain_Mortis View Post
    Noob question, what distinguishes a clouser from regular? I have been researching patterns but do not notice the difference.
    clouser.jpg

    Clouser are usually tied wit a sparse clump of material in front of the eyes and then tied back of the eyes with a sparse clump of material tie on the bottom of the hook shank and left loose behind the eye or not tied in behind the eyes.

    Think of bait fish flys that more represent a fish like thisbait fish.jpg
    Steven Adler

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    Thanks, off to do research.

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    Clousers are tied with barbell eyes. And the hair is not tied behind the eyes on top. That is their distinguishing characteristic.

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain_Mortis View Post
    Noob question, what distinguishes a clouser from regular? I have been researching patterns but do not notice the difference.

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    Put me down for the Ace of Spades.

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    I will do a Goldie Jr.

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    Christopher is doing a blackwing shiner.
    Imagination is more important than knowledge.

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    Karli:
    Looks like the perfect carp or catfish fly to me!

    Bill

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    I'll do a Wool Head Sculpin

    Something like this
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