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Crayfish pattern for Steelhead and Smallmouth

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#1 Frank G. Swarner III

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Posted 11 August 2016 - 09:54 AM

Playing around with a variation of Dave Pinczkowski's "swing cray" to use for steelhead this fall.  I'm sure it would work for smallmouth and other species as well.



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#2 mikechell


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Posted 12 August 2016 - 01:12 AM

Those look great.

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Posted 15 August 2016 - 03:26 PM

Those are freaking sweet!What's the recipe?
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Posted 15 August 2016 - 05:16 PM

Frank, they look great! wub.png


I've tied "crayfish" versions of the saltwater pattern "Squimp"  for SM bass, which looks very similar to your fly. Mine didn't have the rear extended hook, but I've used the MOAL & Intruder style flies for SM's & that's worked fine too. Look like you've combined the two types of flies & I'm sure it would work based on what I've had success with. 


Nice! smile.png

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