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Velcro Crab

RECIPE

Hook: Trey Combs Gamakatsu, #1/0 or #2/0.
Weight: Medium to heavy lead wire along the entire shank.
Carapace: Two discs of tan Velcro. Only the soft fuzzy part, not the hooking one.
Claws: Four chinchilla or cree neck hackles (neck has a better curve than saddle) and two spade hackles for the shoulders from the same cape.
Eyes: Burnt 40 – 50lb monofilament.
Legs: Round rubber or mottled Sili Legs.
Glue: Hot glue gun.

 

For the full text featuring this fly, refer to the December/January 2003/2004 issue.

 

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