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Old 04-26-2006, 10:28 PM
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fellow fly tiers help me out with a good crawfish pattern and how to tie..I like the looks of fsfanatic's pattern but need a little help on the tying sequence..
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Old 04-27-2006, 10:09 AM
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I don't think that you have to make it look just like a crayfish (keep it simple). Just try to get the action, which means how you fish it is more important. This is what I use, right on the bottom with depth charge line, and fsfanatic will agree (I hope), that this works!
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Old 04-29-2006, 01:35 PM
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Default Re: Crawfish pattern to tie...

Mike, you might try this url for a crawfish pattern. Casey Smartt (Gartooth) is a really good tyer, lives in New Braunfels, TX (or somewhere close). He has several good patterns, and while I haven't used this one yet, it does look good and I don't think too difficult to tie. The Backwater Hawg website has a bunch of good flies for other species, types of water , etc.

http://www.geocities.com/clinscott_pfl/bwhgpage3.html
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