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03-07-2011 11:24 PM
Adrian Brilliant Bill

What size are you tying these?
03-07-2011 05:12 AM
FishHawk They last pretty well and are printed on normal photo paper. FishHawk
03-06-2011 07:21 PM
teflon_jones How long do those last and what's the carapace printed on?

Please make up a few 8" across and send them to me so I can have a boil.
03-06-2011 06:16 AM
polareyez If it's not giving out too much info, when you photographed the lady crab, did you ask it to smile?

Great looking crab Bill.
03-05-2011 08:18 PM
striblue "See you and your new crab soon."

Ahhh....forget it ...I can not say it.
03-05-2011 06:29 PM
juro Pass the cocktail sauce! They look good enough to boil.
03-05-2011 06:15 PM
jimS Billy, you sly devil, you've been hiding the prototypes from Craig and I while slamming those big bass. Now you've done it, airing it on the forum for all the world to see. Looks terrific See you and your new crab soon.
03-05-2011 05:06 PM
striblue The instructions are long and varied but if you do a search in the fly tying forum there are two long posts on the instructions...search "crab Apple and look down the list and you will see instructions. let me know if that does not help.
03-05-2011 02:40 PM
martinc Could one or both of you post the instructions on how to tie those great looking crab flies?

Martin
03-05-2011 01:28 PM
striblue Bill...that is fantastic....looks just as I thought it would....perfect.!!!!
03-05-2011 12:27 PM
Jim Miller Looks really Good Bill!
03-05-2011 12:09 PM
FishHawk
Photo Crab

This crab pattern has been in R&d for several years after seeing Striblue's Crab Apple. It has been tested on the Cape and the Westport River with great success.
Flytying is an evolving process and this fly is no different.
What I have done is taken a photo of a Lady Crab, printed the photo and mounted it on a jig hook. I coated the carapace with CCGoo for durability.




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