Friday, 16 March 2012

Furry Foam Crayfish

Furry Foam Crayfish

This is a very simple yet realistic fishable crayfish pattern... hope you all like it.


The crayfish


Materials:

Head and Body - Furry foam
Eye - Black bead mono eye
Pincher - Knob furry foam cut out
Legs - Micro Chenille
Antenna - Pheasant tail fiber, flashabou and Calf body hair
Some dubbing and Dumb bell

Step by step tying instruction:

Tie in the Dumb bell as weight

Tie in the furry foam and bead eye

Tie in the Calf body hair, Pheasant tail fiber then add some flashabou

Roll in some dubbing, preferably orange or pink color, tie in a pcs of micro chenille

 Tie in the pair of knob furry foam pincher

Tie in 4 pairs of micro chenille legs, spin the micro chenille to split the legs

Tie down the head profile about half of the hook length

Spin the rest of the micro chenille cover the hook shank

Tie down a few abdomen segment

Tie down the tail and apply market to the foam

 completed

Have fun and happy tying.

3 comments:

  1. Really nice, i will tie this pattern for my barbels.
    Thanks.

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  2. Just found your blog, amazing work friend! Thanks for sharing

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