Streamers are usually tied on long-shanked hooks. Some of the most popular streamers are made to imitate baitfish such as small minnows. There are other types of streamers that are very colorful and they are seen as colorful attractors that may suggest that something is either alive, edible or a threat. Streamers are typically heavier and bigger in size than nymphs. Streamers can catch a variety of different fish such as bass, crappie, salmon, trout, redfish, sea trout, tarpon and many others.