Luke's Curable Crab


Material:

Gamakatsu SL45 size 6-8, Nymph Head Evolution Stonefly size L, UTC 140, Flexifloss, Small wire, hackle, Cohen's Carp Dub, Centipede legs, Senyo's Shaggy Dub. 

Put the bead head on and attach thread.

Put the bead head on and attach thread.

Tie in flexifloss, fold over to give to legs.

Tie in flexifloss, fold over to give to legs.

Tie in the small wire and dub body.

Tie in the small wire and dub body.

Tie in hackle and wrap back, then work the wire back through to the front of the body. Same as you would for a wooly bugger.

Tie in hackle and wrap back, then work the wire back through to the front of the body. Same as you would for a wooly bugger.

Attach centipede legs to the fly, one on each side and fold over to give you 2 on each side.

Attach centipede legs to the fly, one on each side and fold over to give you 2 on each side.

Add a clump of Shaggy Dub, spread out evenly around the body.

Add a clump of Shaggy Dub, spread out evenly around the body.

Add another few turns of Carp Dub and whip finish and trim. Make sure the widest part of the bead is facing up. It allows the fly to ride hook point up, which is ideal for the rubber lips.

Add another few turns of Carp Dub and whip finish and trim. Make sure the widest part of the bead is facing up. It allows the fly to ride hook point up, which is ideal for the rubber lips.

View from the top. At least Crabs are Curable.

View from the top. At least Crabs are Curable.