Tying a Bastard Crab

Step by step instructions for a simple but effective merkin variation. the leg orientation really makes this pattern for me, it’s well worth a places in your box.
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Materials used.

Hook: Gammakatsu SL11-3H
Weight: dumbbells or bead chain
Thread: flat waxed nylon
Tail: marabou
Body: Ep fiber
Legs :silli legs