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: Foxy Lady Crab


striblue
04-06-2002, 11:06 PM
Locations are the Keys and the Bahamas.... Hook- 2, 4, or 6.... Thread -clear mono.... Tail- Krystal flash, then brown bucktail, then orange wool butt (optional) then 4 matching brown hackles curving outward..... Body- Pearl braid or pearl mylar tubing.... Legs- Rubber bands..Pinched to a V and bound in at hook eye and down the shank. tip with red marker.... Wing/ carpace- Brown squirrel tail (recipes calls for grey fox tail .but brown from under the all).... Eyes/Weight- Medium lead barbell with stick on eyes...then 5 -minute epoxy over the eyes and body... More details from Brown's book and designed by Bob Veverka.