Shrimp flies pattern description



Blue shrimp
 

 
Hook Single, double or treble # 6 -12
Tag Flat or oval gold tinsel
Tail hackle Golden pheasant red body feather, wound
Rib Fine or medium oval silver tinsel
Rear body Yellow silk
Centre hackle Blue cock
Rib Fine or medium oval silver tinsel
Front body Black floss silk
Wings Jungle cock
Front hackle Badger cock
Head Black or red

This fly is also known as blue hackle Jock Scott shrimp, Blue hackle shrimp and as Blue shrimp. Often tied in small sizes and then the rear hackle is moved to the centre of the body.

May not be used commercial without written permission.