EP Fleeing Crab Video Fly Tying Instructions

The EP Fleeing Crab is a “fleeing” crab imitation developed by Enrico Puglisi.  It imitates a crab in motion as it is moving away from predators. The EP Fleeing Crab is the perfect bonefish crab pattern, but it also works excellent on Redfish and Permit.  It can be tied in 3 main colors: Sand, Tan & Olive and can be tied in 2 sizes, a Size #01 and #02.   A really fun and easy realistic crab pattern!

Video tutorial courtesy of our friends at InTheRiffle

EP Fleeing Crab Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #01 or #02 Gamakatsu SL11-3H
Thread: FL. Green or Chartreuse Veevus 6/0
Weight: Large Plain Lead Eyes
Eyes: Small Black EP Crab Shrimp Eyes
Body: Tan Furry Foam
Body1: Orange Short EP Streamer Brush
Body2: Tan EP Woolly Critter Brush
Legs: Sand EP Crab Claws or Tan Velvet Chenille
Weed Guard: 20LB RIO Hard Alloy Mono
Body Glue: Clear Hot Glue
Glue: Brush On Zap A Gap

Now let’s see what you can do. #avidmaxflytyers

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