Pattern by Ron Ratliff
Why did you choose the materials you did and the techniques to apply them?
Although there are countless species of crabs that exhibit the estuaries of the gulf coast, the one that is most recognizable and the therefore the one I most frequently try to emulate is the blue crab. It’s vibrant splashes of orange are hard to miss in clear water, and even more difficult for a cruising redfish to pass up.
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