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McCabe's Crawfish

 
tied by hexfli
Fly Type: Weighted,
Target Species: Freshwater Bass,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Imitation: Crayfish,
Material List:
Thread:Tan
Hook: Tiemco 8089 #10
Antenne: Red Squirrel Tail
Body: Wooly Bugger Chenille Olive
Claws:Red Squirrel Tail
Rib: Ginger Saddle Hackel
Eyes: Crushed Flat Lead Dumbell eyes to represent the end of thetail
Tying Instructions: This fly is tied to land hook up and the actually "head" of the crawfish it at the bend of the hook. Wrap the chenille thickest near the bend of the hook and taper as you get to the eye. For the claws just use a sprig of squirrel tail on each side and tie it in.
Presentation Tips: Fish for warmwater species anywhere they would be feeding on crawfish.


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