Flats Crab

Flats Crab

Here’s an SBS of a nice easy to tie crab fly that’s great for bonefish, permit, reds etc…anything that eats a crab is going to eat this.

Materials:

  • Hook: Gamakatsu S10S-4H six 6-2/0
  • Thread: Tan 6/0 Uni thread
  • Weight: Lead or brass dumbbells to suit situation
  • Mouthparts: marabou
  • Claws: 4 hackle feathers
  • Eyes: burnt 30lb mono dipped in epoxy (ready made are fine too)
  • Body: EP fibres
  • Legs: round rubber or silli legs

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Volume 10, No. 4, November 2018
Cover Page - Featuring Ben Harvey1
Australian Freshwater Herring2
President’s Message3
Editors Message4
Club Executive, Committee and Delegates5
“It Seems to Me” - Comments from A Life Member6
Members' Tips8
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