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Yough Crayfish Pattern-Question

2009/11/12 21:15
From Eastern Ohio
Posts: 11
Hey folks.
A number of years ago when I worked in Pittsburgh I talked with an older gentleman who used to have a fly shop in Greensburg. He mentioned he had a "pinkish" colored cray pattern he tied for the Yough river. Traveled to his shop about a month later and I heard he had passed away and the shop had closed.
Does anyone know of this pattern of have a recipe they are willing to share? You can PM me if you like.
Thanks in advance!!!

Posted on: 2011/7/22 21:29

Re: Yough Crayfish Pattern-Question

2009/2/6 18:59
From pittsburgh
Posts: 1149
never heard of it but it could be something like the clouser crayfish pinkish tan shell (fuzzy foam) and tan or pumpkin seed rubber legs it probably represents a either soft shell which usually have light blue in them and or a freshly moulted rustybrown crayfish i have seen all 3 in the yough but never a pinkish one try it out

Posted on: 2011/7/24 21:18
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Re: Yough Crayfish Pattern-Question

2009/11/12 21:15
From Eastern Ohio
Posts: 11
Thanks flipnfly. That's what I figured too. Molting cray pattern. I'm going to try & mix up some colors & see what happens.

Posted on: 2011/7/25 15:54

Re: Yough Crayfish Pattern-Question

2010/4/17 8:10
From Ransom, Pennsylvania
Posts: 756
I would just use this one tied in a light tan/cream color, but then again this is just my favorite crayfish pattern in general.

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Posted on: 2011/7/26 12:28

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