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Franks Crawdad

tied by coinman66
Fly Type: Wet,
Target Species: Freshwater Bass,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Imitation: Crayfish,
Material List:
Brown Dubbing around eyes1/60th or 180th dumbell eyeSize 4, 6 or 10 Tiemco TMC 200R hookBody is colored chenille wrapped in colored wire or Krystal hackleTail and claws are black and white cape feathers. Or you can use colored Guniea feathers.Antannae are peacock herl.
Tying Instructions: Tie dumbell eye on,add dubbing around eyes, followed by antannae and claws. Start a piece of chenille and wire or hackle, run thread to hook eye. Bring chenille up followed by wire or hackle. Add tail feather. Tie knot. Go catch big Smallie!
Presentation Tips: Short strips. Feather tail pumps like a fleeing crawdad! Smallmouth love em. Have caught Rock bass, Bluegill and even Channel catfish on this fly.
By Frank J Harvey Rossville, Il

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