tied by fhani Fly Type:General Saltwater, Target Species:Redfish, Recommended Region:Southeast US, Imitation:Crabs, Material List: Size # 6 stainless steel saltwater hook
Thread 70 denier (white)
Mono 40lb and 17lb
Flexement head cement
Lead wire .025
Prisma marker mocha dark Tying Instructions: tie on and add lead wire below to ensure it rides point up.
build body using deerhair and mono
Build claws , leaving a long tag to tie in
build legs using mono and tissue soaked in head cement (homemade bug skin) Presentation Tips: fish near shore as these crabs spend most of their time on land. Often getting washed into the water by waves make easy prey for cruising fish.
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