Shrimp flies pattern description



Ally's shrimp
 

 
Hook Single, double or treble # 6 -12
Tail Orange bucktail
Tag Oval silver tinsel
Rib Oval silver tinsel
Body Rear red floss silk, front black floss silk
Veilings/under wing Silver tippet squirrel over & under the body
Wing Golden pheasant tippet feather
Front hackle Orange cock
Head Red

Alastair Gowan's Ally's  shrimp. World's best known shrimp fly as were invented back in 1981. A twenty pictures step by step instruction is found here.

May not be used commercial without written permission.