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Old 02-03-2014, 07:07 AM
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Default Re: My first Clouser...

Originally Posted by sandfly View Post
clousers are not supposed to dive but swim level and drop level, that's what bob created and everyone has changed.
Except that Bob describes in his own videos that the "dipping and darting" through the water is what entices fish.

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BTW -- As I understand it, calling it a "Clouser" minnow is kind of a rip-off given that people were tying identical bucktail patterns with bead chain eyes for years before Bob Clouser added lead eyes to the same pattern and claimed the name.

I'm sure a lot of other patterns are like that though -- which should lead to a rule:

1. No naming any patterns after yourself.
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