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Kung Fu Crab

Kung Fu Crab Fly Tying Video Instructions

Kung Fu Crab Fly Tying Video InstructionsThe Kung Fu Crab is a killer crab pattern for Permit, Bonefish and Redfish.  The Kung Fu Crab is a more life like version of the Del Merkin and EP Crab.  The Kung Fu Crab has claws, which imitate the crab standing it’s ground against a predator.  The Kung Fu Crab can be tied in may colors.  The Tan and Olive variations are the most popular and usually, the more productive as well.  The Kung Fu Crab is moderately difficult fly to tie.  The claws can be a bit tricky to deal with.  It is usually best to prepare several claws at once in a batch, before you start tying up the Kung Fu Crabs!

Kung Fu Crab Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #02-06 Tiemco 800S >>
Thread: FL. Orange UTC 140 >>
Eyes1: Medium Black Brass Eyes >>
Eyes2: Large Black Mono Eyes >>
Mouth: Pink or Orange Medium Cactus Chenille >>
Claws: Tan Zonker Rabbit Strips >>
Body: Tan and Brown EP Fibers >>
Legs: Tan, Sand or Green Turtle Grass Loco Legs >>
Glue: Brush On Zap A Gap >>
Claw Glue: Loon UV Fly Finish >>

Also Used In This Fly Tying Video:
Bobbin: Marc Petitjean Bobbin >>
Weed Guard: 20LB RIO Hard Alloy >>
Vise: Regal Medallion Vise >>
Scissors: DR Slick Hair Scissors >>
Whip Finisher: Umpqua Rotating Whip Finisher >>
Markers: Red Copic Markers >>
Curing Light: UV Laser >>

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