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turkey claw craw

 
tied by wgould
Recommended Region: Southeast US,
Imitation: Crayfish,
Material List:
size 2 hook
6/0 black thread
turkey feather
xtra small lead eye
olive chenille
tan saddle hackle
Tying Instructions: cut the turkey feather down the spine and then those halves into spades. tie those on first.

then tie in the eyes right up close the the feathers

then tie in the chenille and hackle on the shank side of the eyes.

wrap the chenille across the eyes over onto the other side and back for good coverage, the wrap up to the hackle andlooseley loop it in temporarily.

wrap the hackle around for a collar to give it legs, then tie it off and continue the chenille up to the eye of the hook, then tie it off, give it a few wraps, slap some head cement on there and call'er a day!


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