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Walking Crayfish

 
tied by P. G. Beckett
Fly Type: General Freshwater,
Target Species: Freshwater Bass,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Crayfish,
Material List:
Hook: 4x long shank (turned down eye)
Claws,Tail, Carapace & Leg Cover: natural chamois
Legs: 4 narrow strips of chamois (2 1/2 inches) or other material such as sili legs
Swimmerets: rabbit strip 1 1/4 inch long (tan)
Eyes: medium bead chain
Weight: 1/40 oz. dumbell
Thread:Danville's 210 or equivalent (tan)
Misc.: "Goop", head lacquer and permanent markers
Tying Instructions: Get in touch with the tyer for instructions on how to make this 2 1/2 inch fly.
Presentation Tips: As descibed: Cast it out let it sink and walk it along near any likely cover. Crayfish naturally walk forward in seach of food and this is the time when most game fish feed on them. Bass and trout species grab crayfish and eat them tail first.


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