Published Jan 2. 2017 - 10 months ago
Updated or edited Jan 2. 2017

Glitter Shrimp

Simple and very efficient with many possible variations

Originator: 
Torben Gosch
Pattern type: 
Cold saltwater fly
Difficulty: 
Very easy
Instruction: 
  1. Start thread over hook point
  2. Tie in tail
  3. Tie in eyes
  4. Tie in rib
  5. Tie in flash chenille
  6. Take thread forward to hook eye
  7. Wrap chenille in touching turns
  8. Tie down and cut off surplus
  9. Rib the fly
  10. Tie down rib and cut off surplus
  11. Trim the chenille to a taper
Species: 
Materials: 
Hook
Curved shrimp/nymph hook like Tiemco TMC200, #4-6
Thread
6/0 to match fly color
Tail
Calf tail to match fly color
Eyes
Bead chain or burnt mono
Rib
Gold oval tinsel, alternatively mono
Body
Flash chenille, pink (alternatively orange, pale yellow, tan, gray or any desirable color)
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