Shrimp flies pattern description



Apache shrimp
 

 
Hook Single, double or treble # 6 -12
Tag Fine oval or flat silver tinsel
Rear hackle Golden pheasant red body feather, wound
Rib Fine oval silver tinsel
Rear body Yellow floss silk
Centre hackle Bright or golden yellow floss silk
Rib Fine oval silver tinsel
Front body Scarlet floss silk
Front hackle Scarlet cock
Head Black

Apache shrimp is invented by Albert Atkins for use on the lower Bann, as can be unclear for a long period in the middle of the summer. (Therefore the bright colours)

May not be used commercial without written permission.