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Quentin 03-14-2005 06:13 PM

Crayfish Swap Fly by Quentin
 
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Here are the ingredients & photos of the fly I submitted:

Hook: #4 Mustad 2x long shank, round bend, eye turned down.
Thread: 3/0 white monocord
Antennae: Stripped hackle feathers colored brown and coated with Soft Body
"Head" (at rear of hook): Tan Fly Fur
Eyes: Melted 30# mono colored with black marker before being melted
Weight: .035 round lead-free wire
Body: Medium chenille, sort of gold/olive color, and small cream chenille
Claws: Tan mallard feather with tips colored red
Legs: Crayfish-colored rubber strands from spinnerbait skirt
Tail: Natural fur, maybe squirrel or rabbit?
Rib: 6/0 olive thread
Back: Natural turkey quill coated with Soft Body
Cement: Soft Body

Details to follow.

Here's the top view:

Quentin 03-14-2005 06:13 PM

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Bottom view:

Quentin 03-14-2005 06:15 PM

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Side view:


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