Shrimp flies pattern description



Claret shrimp
 

 
Hook Single, double or treble # 6 -12
Tag Fine oval or flat gold tinsel
Rear hackle Golden pheasant red body feather, wound
Rib Fine or medium oval silver tinsel
Rear body Claret or light claret seal's fur
Centre hackle Claret cock
Rib Fine or medium oval silver tinsel
Front body Dark claret seal's fur
Front hackle Two turn orange under two-three turns of badger cock
Eyes Small jungle cock
Head Red

A fly from the hand of Robert McHaffie .

May not be used commercial without written permission.