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: Livebody Crab


striblue
04-09-2002, 09:07 PM
Location's are Mexico, the Bahamas, the Keys.... Hook- 1 or 2..... Thread- Clear mono...... Underbody- Build up with white yarn .... Weight-lead barbell bhind the hook eye.... Legs- Tan silly rubber legs, knotted and marked..... Antennae- Krystal flash.... Claws- Grizzly hackle tips ..... Eyes- Burnt mono, marked ad dipped in epoxy.... Belly plate- white vinyl plastic dip(I used white E-Z body).....Carpace/Back- Disk cut from livebody material... This fly calls for a weed guard, but none is on this fly... more details from Brown's book and designed by Ben Estes