This classic saltwater fly also known as a Clouser Minnow is probably the most popular saltwater pattern in the world. The Golden Shiner Clouser Deep Minnow is effective on nearly every predatory saltwater species. It is especially useful for stripers, bluefish, bonefish, redfish, snook, seatrout, and many others. The Clouser Minnow has also become a very popular freshwater streamer pattern. Every fly fisher should carry an array of sizes and colors to be ready for anything.