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Crayfish are filet mignon with truffle sauce to trouts

Fourteen videos later, a thumb dominated tyer finds a pattern that uses easily obtained materials and has instructions that allow for the production of crayfish flies that draws fire when dead drifted or swum hook up just off the bottom.

The Clouser Crayfish pattern is time-consuming to tie and unavoidably includes a collection of many materials, but the catch logs for crayfish patterns are filled with big trout stories.

Clouser Crayfish Fly Tying Recipe:

Hook: #02-08 Tiemco 5263

Thread: White 6/0 Veevus

Mouth: Pheasant Tail

Eyes: Black Large EP Crab Shimp Eyes

Claws: Natural Mallard Flank

Back: Light Olive Furry Foam

Dubbing: Sand or Tan Antron Dubbing

Legs: Grizzly Whiting Bugger Pack

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