Video: Fly Tying - Tactical Tungsten Crab

Fly fishing for striped bass on the sand flats with crab flies is becoming one of the most productive ways to target fish. Utilizing many techniques borrowed from tropical flats fishing and fly tying, the Tactical Tungsten Crab is a hybrid in design.

Check out Joe Webster taking us through the steps of his killer crab fly:


Cameron D.:

Have you played around with gluing/epoxying/fixing the beads in place, i.e. towards the front vs. back of hook? Does free sliding beads effect the presentation at all? Just some ideas running through head watching the video.

Oct 10, 2021

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