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Soft Shell Craw

tied by cheech
Target Species: Freshwater Bass,
Recommended Region: Northwest US,
Imitation: Crayfish,
Material List:
Hook: Tiemco 200R #2-6
Claws: Zonker Strips
Antennae: Black rugger legs
Legs: Base of saddle hackle
Eyes: Burned mono
Shellback: Swiss straw colored and epoxied
Body: Orange ice dub
Rib: Gold wire
Tail: Rabbit from a zonker strip, and swiss straw
Barbell eyes: size to fit.
Tying Instructions: This would take days and days. No really, it's pretty straight forward.

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