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Old 02-10-2004, 03:32 PM
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I would tie a few of these for those last resort situations when tailing fish are being uncooperative/ultra spooky...

Its a Pflueger Hoy - you can find the original recipe in Dick Brown's book. The Body is palmered hackle, tail is hackle fibres or marabou and the wing is marabou.

Lands like a "feather" and does a great immitation of a crab for tailing fish. Soak it first otherwise it will float like a cork!

Some of the crabs on Exuma apparently have a blue tinge on one claw, most that I have seen were a sandy pink/tan with a deep mauve/brown claw, so you can play around with different color combos.

Hope you meet lots of 10lbers - let us know when you get back
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