Tarantula Leg Rattle Crab Fly Tying Video

This pattern was killer this year in the Bahamas. The lead eyed version was great for fish cruising in knee high and deeper water. The fly was really durable and matched up well to a variety of smaller crabs inhabiting grass and sand flats.

Tarantula Rattle Crab

Hook: Gamakatsu SC15 # 1
Thread: Lagartun 150 Beige
Mono Weed Guard/Rattle: 25lbs Maxima + 1/8 Gold beads
Egg Sack: McFly Foam Orange
Tail: Tan Grizzly or Cree Hackle
Body: EP Hairy Legged Brush Tan
Eyes: Heavy Lead Eyes Med or Large Plated

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