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Isley’s Crab for Permit
Isley’s fly is a merkin style crab for Bonefish & Permit fishing in the Florida Keys. It comes from Florida Keys guide, Capt. Jan Isley. It works really well for bonefish & permit in the upper and lower Keys. It is an easy tie as it lacks the legs that make the merkin and other crab patterns difficult to tie.
Saltwater hooks sizes #2, 1, 1/0, 2/0
Tan Flymaster Plus (210 denier)
Tan synthetic fibers or beige yarn
Med or large dumb bell eyes