the prescription!


I just sent out a few of my Sili-Crabs to a good buddy back east to target permit on the flats. These crabs legs are hand crafted out of a artist woodcut block, sprayed with release and then poured with a fast cure silicon. I can color them silicone pigments or after they cure with water-proof markers. Once the legs are made the rest of the fly is pretty easy to finish. I will try to put up a tying sequence soon. My inspiration for these realistic crabs were the Hiromi crabs which set the bar for crab flies a few years back. Hiromi hand cut the legs for his crabs individually out of rubber gloves. My tend to be a little more production style. When I do the article on these I will show how these can be weighted in various ways.

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Categories: Crab flies, Permit flies | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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2 thoughts on “the prescription!

  1. Jack

    Love the legs , can you buy these ….I’m after an easy leg option for my crabs here in Australia and this looks perfect ..cheers , Jack

    • ondafly

      Hey Jack, thanks mate. I will try to do a step by step this week and email it to ya

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