The McCrab

This is the third installment of Essential Permit Patterns The complete step-by-step instructions for tying this pattern can be downloaded from


Hook: Diiachi 2546 or Similar Saltwater Hook

Thread: Lagartun X Strong 95 Denier – Beige

Tail: 6-7″ Woolly Bugger Saddle Hackle Variant

Eyes: 5/32 Dumbbell – Silver Large

Ep Crab & Shrimp Eyes – Black

Body: Deer or Antelope Body Hair – Natural

Fabric Puff Paint – Adobe or Sand

Legs: Rubber bands Knotted

Misc.: Krystal Flash – Bonefish Tan

Adhesive: Clear Cure Goo Hydro


5 flies that must be in your box for chasing Permit, a.k.a “The Black Fin Devils”- 100 page downloadable pdf. of Essential Permit Patterns, illustrated with ultra-hi resolution step-by-step instructions.

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