Fly Pattern Database / Browse by Topics / Browse by Material

Featured Hatches Article & Videos


Step-by-Steps: The Animal by John Terje Refsahl

Opening Days by Richard Chiappone

The Ray Bergman Collection - 67) Caughlan

UV Pink Bug- by Lucian Vasies

2011 Drake Film Awards pt.1

Hatches 2010: Beads: Tying with Light by Russ Forney
View Original Forum Topic


Current Tags for This Pattern
/ Brown / Bucktail / Epoxy / Flash / Krystal Flash / LR / Marker / Red / Squirrel /

Foxy Lady Crab

 
tied by striblue
Fly Type: Epoxy,
Target Species: Bonefish,
Recommended Region: Caribbean,
Imitation: Crabs,
Material List:
Locations are the Keys and the Bahamas.... Hook- 2, 4, or 6.... Thread -clear mono.... Tail- Krystal flash, then brown bucktail, then orange wool butt (optional) then 4 matching brown hackles curving outward..... Body- Pearl braid or pearl mylar tubing.... Legs- Rubber bands..Pinched to a V and bound in at hook eye and down the shank. tip with red marker.... Wing/ carpace- Brown squirrel tail (recipes calls for grey fox tail .but brown from under the all).... Eyes/Weight- Medium lead barbell with stick on eyes...then 5 -minute epoxy over the eyes and body... More details from Brown's book and designed by Bob Veverka.


Tying Instructions: see above



4 FTF Members Bookmarked This Pattern
FlatzFatz
kidtyer
dusing
atxdiscgolfer
Page Load Time: 0.97319 seconds.