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Da Chrimp

tied by Chalk
Fly Type: General Saltwater,
Target Species: Redfish, Tarpon, Sea Trout, Weakfish,
Recommended Region: not available Southeast US,
Imitation: Crabs, Shrimp/Prawns,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad 34007 size 1 or 2 or 4 . (Pictured is a #4)
Thread: Flat waxed nylon - color dependent
Tail: Cross cut rabbit strip - color dependent
Body: deer body hair - two different colors
Head: small eyes bead chain eyes - use larger eyes if you want it on the bottom
Weed Guard: 30-pound mono
Tying Instructions: Tie in a rabbit strip that is the length of hook somewhere between the hook barb and point
Tie in a clump of deer hair - you want the tips to cover the hook. Do not spin the hair, you want it to flare over the hook point
Tie in one to two clumps of contrasting deer hair
Wrap thread forward and tie in dumbbell eyes
Trim the deer hair - you can whip the thread and cut it to trim the hair or leave the line attached
Tie in the weed guard if you want one
Whip finish and apply head cement.

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