Lakeland Fly-Tying began trading in January 2000 and since then we have strived to become the modern, efficient online and mail-order business we pride ourselves on being today. Over the years we have developed a reputation amongst our many valued customers for carefully selecting and stocking high quality products and presenting them at the right price. As we have grown, we have invested a great deal in improving our ability to serve our customers better - introducing sophisticated stock management and order processing systems to ensure your experience of shopping with us is both fast and efficient. This allows us to ensure that all orders received before 1.00pm (GMT) will be winging their way to you that very same day.

Success has not been easy. The last 13 years must have been one of the most testing periods in history for a fledgling business. Outbreaks of the foot and mouth disease in 2001 destroyed our second year of business. This was followed by avian flu and then what seemed like years of severe weather throughout the Summer. It destroyed many of the Game Fairs we attended and, to some degree, depended on not just to sell but to say a fond "hello" to our faithful supporters. Just when you think things can't get much worse we enter the worst recession for a generation. Throughout this period Lakeland has developed and adapted to become a much stronger and driven business; one with a clear and strong business plan that is determined to be here for you for many years to come.

Through hard work and a determination, Lakeland have developed incredibly strong relationships with the world's biggest suppliers and with the support of companies like Whiting FarmsRenzettiHMHDyna-King,WapsiPartridge and Veniards we now stock extensive product ranges from your favourite and most trusted brands. As the economy improves, Lakeland will continue to develop the product ranges so you can enjoy the many new items arriving each and every month. Lakeland's aim over the next few years is to increase product availability and offer our customers an even faster and even more efficient purchasing system with a web site that is both a pleasure to use and browse.

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Fish-Skull Crawbody

Fish-Skull Crawbody

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Get creative with these easy to use bodies with full tying instructions!! available in 2 sizes and olive or brown bodies.

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    The Fish-Skull™ CrawBody is a realistic, anatomically correct crayfish (“crawdad”) exoskeleton that is made of the same light-weight, synthetic suede material as the Fish-Skull™ Frantic Tails.

    CrawBodies are easy to use enabling even a novice fly tier to create simple, but effective crayfish imitations.

    CrawBody Q&A

    Q: How many colors are there?

    A: We offer the two basic crayfish colors–olive & brown–and intend to expand the color range at a later date. One of the great advantages of synthetic suede fabric is that it accepts permanent marker pen very well which allows fly tiers to make subtle color changes or markings as desired.

    Q: How do you get so much detail on the bodies?

    A: Each suede body is precision laser cut making each body 100% identical and with very fine detail (for example, see the detail on the claws of the small CrawBody which is only 1″ (2.5cm)  long).

     

    Q: What happens when the suede material gets wet ?

    A: Once in the river, the suede fabric absorbs water, gets a little darker and takes on a very natural looking “leathery” appearance. The suede becomes softer, resulting in much more action from the free-moving crayfish claws.

    Q: How many sizes are there and how do you suggest we weight CrawBody flies?

    A:  There are four sizes:  The SMALL size matches #8 or #6 streamer (4XL) hooks.  The MEDIUM size matches  #4 or #2 streamer (4XL) hooks and can be weighted with the Mini size Sculpin Helmet.  The LARGE size matches #2 and #1 streamer (4XL) hooks and can be weighted with the Mini or Small size Sculpin Helmet.  The X-LARGE size matches #1 and larger streamer hooks (4XL) and can be weighted with the Large size Sculpin Helmet.  These flies need to be fished deep, on the bottom where crayfish typically hide. Tie your flies in a hook upwards position and use a Sculpin Helmet, lead wraps on the shank or a dumbbell to weight the fly.

    Q: How can I determine the correct combination of CrawBody sizes, hook sizes, and weighting options for my fly?

    A: We have created a simple document to assist you.   Click here for the CrawBody Architecture document.

    Q: How many CrawBodies per pack?

    A: Eight bodies per pack.

    Delivery

    All UK Orders (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland) are sent by Royal Mail First Class at a Flat Rate of £3.00 per order. Orders placed before 1.00pm Monday to Friday are dispatched on the same day. Postage can be upgraded to Special Delivery for a guaranteed next day delivery.

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    If you are a UK Customer you can select Special Delivery for a next day delivery service (Saturdays are not guaranteed and there are no delivery on Sundays). Special Delivery is Next Day Delivery and fully trackable via www.royalmail.com.

    * For Next Day Delivery, your order must be received before 1.00pm.

    International Orders under £50.00 are sent by Airmail at a flat rate of £4.00 per order. Orders over £50.00 are sent by Airsure for compatible countries. All others will be sent by Royalmail International Signed For. Customers can upgrade to Airsure/International Signed For on orders under £50.00 at the checkout for a quicker trackable service.

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    For nearly 18 months now, fly-tiers around the world have struggled to get the Whiting Farms hackles they need to pursue their passion for tying. We are 100% committed to you, our prized and trusted customers ... our fly-tying friends. In order to make the very best attempts to ensure that you get what you need; when you need it, we have created the Lakeland Fly-tying Hackle Club.

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    Pre-Order

    With Pre-Order, you can purchase the latest items added to our store in advance of them arriving with us.

    You Pre-Order is prioritised (at no additional charge); meaning that, as soon as the product arrives with us, we can wrap it straight back up and get it sent out to you - it often never even hits the stock room shelves!

    Pre-Launch

    With Pre-Launch, the date when we expect to receive the product ourselves is still a little too hazy to be confident in accepting Pre-Orders.

    So, instead, you can submit your email address against the item you are interested in and we will email you as soon as stock arrives on the system.

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    Estimated Delivery Dates are given on Pre-Order and Pre-Launch products. They are for indication purposes only and can change at any time without notice.

    The dates we provide are based on indications given by our suppliers. Whenever we get updated information from our suppliers we will endeavour to update the Estimated Delivery Dates provided on product pages.

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    The Fish-Skull™ CrawBody is a realistic, anatomically correct crayfish (“crawdad”) exoskeleton that is made of the same light-weight, synthetic suede material as the Fish-Skull™ Frantic Tails.

    CrawBodies are easy to use enabling even a novice fly tier to create simple, but effective crayfish imitations.

    CrawBody Q&A

    Q: How many colors are there?

    A: We offer the two basic crayfish colors–olive & brown–and intend to expand the color range at a later date. One of the great advantages of synthetic suede fabric is that it accepts permanent marker pen very well which allows fly tiers to make subtle color changes or markings as desired.

    Q: How do you get so much detail on the bodies?

    A: Each suede body is precision laser cut making each body 100% identical and with very fine detail (for example, see the detail on the claws of the small CrawBody which is only 1″ (2.5cm)  long).

     

    Q: What happens when the suede material gets wet ?

    A: Once in the river, the suede fabric absorbs water, gets a little darker and takes on a very natural looking “leathery” appearance. The suede becomes softer, resulting in much more action from the free-moving crayfish claws.

    Q: How many sizes are there and how do you suggest we weight CrawBody flies?

    A:  There are four sizes:  The SMALL size matches #8 or #6 streamer (4XL) hooks.  The MEDIUM size matches  #4 or #2 streamer (4XL) hooks and can be weighted with the Mini size Sculpin Helmet.  The LARGE size matches #2 and #1 streamer (4XL) hooks and can be weighted with the Mini or Small size Sculpin Helmet.  The X-LARGE size matches #1 and larger streamer hooks (4XL) and can be weighted with the Large size Sculpin Helmet.  These flies need to be fished deep, on the bottom where crayfish typically hide. Tie your flies in a hook upwards position and use a Sculpin Helmet, lead wraps on the shank or a dumbbell to weight the fly.

    Q: How can I determine the correct combination of CrawBody sizes, hook sizes, and weighting options for my fly?

    A: We have created a simple document to assist you.   Click here for the CrawBody Architecture document.

    Q: How many CrawBodies per pack?

    A: Eight bodies per pack.

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