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Druce - love this pattern I bet the trout in Sault ste marie would take these in the big water areas of the ricer


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jrcray

 
tied by jschmidt63
Fly Type: General Freshwater,
Target Species: Freshwater Bass,
Recommended Region: Southeast US,
Imitation: Crayfish,
Material List:
jrcray (jig rattle crayfish)

hook: jig type

thread: dark color

weight: glass rattle

antenna/feelers: squirrel or bucktail w/ tow rubbers

claws: pheasant tail

eyes: large mono

legs: soft hackle

body: fir color to match pattern

carapace: furry foam or similar, markers for color accent

rib: fine wire or heavy mono
Tying Instructions: Start thread on shank

Super glue gel glass rattle to top of hook (will flip hook over)

Lash down rattle

Tie on feelers and antenna

Tie on eyes

dub on a little fir

Tie on carapace strip

Tie on claws

Tie in hackle for legs

Dub body to mid point

Wind around hackle

Tie down carapace at this point

Add rib

Dub rest of body

Tie down carapace (poke hole for tail over hook)

Wind rib evenly forward

Lash down rib, glue head

Trim tail add a little zapagap for strength

Markers on carapace for accent



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