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Merkin Crab permit and bonefish fly
Bonefish, Permit, Redfish
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What we can say about the classic version is it works! This is a crab imitation which is tied in many different colors. The original was tan & brown body, Tan hackle & white legs with red tips, small amount of flash. This version uses stacked synthetic fibers instead of yarn.
TMC 9395 #1-4, Mustad 34007 #1-4, Gamakatsu SC15 #1-4
Chartreuse Flymaster plus (210 denier)
2 hackles in either tan or brown, tan marabou, root beer or pearl krystal flash
Tan & Brown EP fibers or other synthetics.
White or Tan rubber Sili Legs, color at the tips with red marker
Flash: Krystal flash (rainbow)