Published Sep 1. 2015 - 12 months ago

The Red and Copper Shrimp

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Pattern type: 
Classic salmon fly
Difficulty: 
Medium
Materials: 
Hook
Traditional salmon hook, single or double, size 6 or 8
Thread
Red 8/0
Tail
6-7 long fibres of deer hair, dyed red, 2 strands of gold twinkle and 1 coppe
Weight
Lead wire (or alternative)
Rib
Medium copper wire
Body
Medium copper flat tinsel
Wing
Golden Pheasant tippet dyed red, 3-4 strands of gold twinkle
Hackle
\"Henny cock\" dyed red
Head
Tying thread
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