Posts Tagged ‘crawdadito

06
Nov
10

Fly Tying: Crawdadito

Several years ago, Tony Muncy had a fly fishing expo that he had been invited to tie at (14 y/o). So, I suggested the small crawdad pattern I had recently come upon. These are a few of the little crawdads he tied at the show. I found them in a plastic zip lock bag along with the precursors for the pattern. Somehow, after the show, they did not make it into a fly box for the true test. Found about a dozen of the little devils and they are going into a box.  Fishing crawdads.

The hook is a size 8 (4xl); some lead wire was wrapped mid shank and overlaid with tying thread; the body is an orange sparkle estatz type material; the backstrap is orange raffia with red copper ribbing; the antenna are hackle quills and the claws are feathers coated with a glue and then cut to shape after drying; the eyes are the plastic dumbbell eyes. Some of them have the marabou fluff tied in to suggest movement. Different colored threads were used from orange, black to clear mono thread.

Crawdadito by Tony Muncy (SwittersB)

Small Crawdad by T. Muncy (SwittersB)


Crawdad by T. Muncy (SwittersB)

Crawdad Pattern by T. Muncy (SwittersB)

Crawdad Claws (SwittersB)

Crawdad pattern tight & fuzzy (SwittersB)




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