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#1 ibboone

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Posted 26 April 2010 - 05:59 PM

I have been doing some fly fishing with a few crab flies and was wondering which crab flies do you prefer.

I have tried the merkin and landed a few croakers on them.

Some velcro crabs with no luck.

I got a couple crab flies from BPS and was catching catfish on them. To me they looked the best in the water.

Pics would be greatly appreciated.

Recipe would be good to.


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#2 sandflyx

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Posted 26 April 2010 - 06:09 PM

merkins in different colors and sizes

sandfly/bob

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#3 Ridleyffo

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Posted 27 April 2010 - 10:10 AM

I gotten a few stripers with this merkins variant. No luck with the Tog off the South Jetty, which after better consideration was probably a good thing as it would have likely taken my fly line into the rocks. Dam slippery bass!

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Ive also made some with rabbit zonker claws and red marker
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#4 Panama Red

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 01:01 PM

a couple of crabs

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