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Shrimp pattern
« on: September 30, 2006, 20:09:01 PM »
Just had a good day (for me) on the Don with a shrimp pattern I tied.  Not revolutionary but I thought I would share it

Hook: #12 Kamasan B175
Weight: Lead wire wrapped on middle half of shank
Tail:  6-8 partridge feather fibres
Body: Hare's ear
Rib: Copper wire
Shellback: Yellow nymph skin
Legs: Partidge feather tied in at back and pulled forward over the top of the hook below the shellback then clipped level with the hook point
Feelers: Same as tail

I will try and get some pictures if anyone wants to see it!

Mike L.

Jim Eddie

Shrimp pattern
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2006, 20:47:33 PM »
Mike

Yes a photo would be good.

 :z3

Jim
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