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Fly Tie Information

Fly Title: easy crab
Tyer Name: Charlie Cobb
Originator Name:
Entry Rating:   (2 votes)

Targeted Species

puppy drum
speckled trout

Details

Fishing Location: Inshore
Fly Type: Select One
Head: brown 3/0 thread
Eyes: 1/8 hourglass
Throat:
Body: estaz
Rib:
Wings:
Thorax:
Hackle:
Tail: sili legs
Tag:
Underbody:
Hook:
Thread: brown

Materials List

Notes/Steps

1. tie in eyes on top of hook about 1/3 rd shank length from hook eye.
2. tie in weedguard on bend of hook.
3. tie in 4 to 6 strands of sili legs on top of hook shank and tie in estaz (olive or rootbeer) and bring thread back to hook eye.
4. wrap estaz back to hook eye and tie off.
5. bring weedguard through hook eye and tie off.
6. it's quick and easy, now go fishin.

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Members' Comments

I have started tying one much like this that looks like a shrimp I will have to throw this variation in. Thanks
Posted 01-31-2010 by HOW Cape Fear Chapter (Angler Member)