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: Sir Mantis Shrimp

04-14-2002, 07:23 PM
The location's are Belize, Ascencion Bay, and Exuma.... Hook- 1, 2, 4, or 6.....Thread- Olive ...... Legs- Clumps of olive or gold rabbit hair tied at hook bend, with 2 to 4 fibers of krystal flashlaid along each leg..... Rostrum- Olive or gold deer hair tied between legs..... Eyes- large plastic black beads..... Shellback- Olive or gold zelon for abdomen,pull zelon over back and tie at hook eye..this also represents tail...... Body- Olive or Gold zelon cit up and dubbed..... Rib- Brown grizl hackle, palmered and trimmed to represent swimmeretts.... More details in Browns book and desgned by Craig Mathews.