Published Feb 21. 2016 - 4 years ago
Updated or edited Sep 21. 2018

Ugly Crab

Here are instructions for a version of the Ugly Crab, a pattern which I found on www.feathersandfluoro.com. I've tied a grey and brown version, but you can adjust the colours, size and weight to suit the waters you are fishing.
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RECIPE
Hook: Gamakatsu SL12
Thread: Pink, orange or tan
Eyes: Red beads on mono
Mouth parts: Orange marabou
Claws: Natural rabbit strips and tan marabou
Body: EP fibre or sparkle yarn
Legs: Silli legs
Keel: 20lb mono
Weight: Tungsten beads

Submitter: 
Martin Joergensen

Comments

pjeversman's picture

Nice fly. If you reduce the...

Nice fly. If you reduce the weight to just enough to get it to ride higher in the water column, it would be a good fly for snook.

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