Published Sep 1. 2015 - 2 years ago
Updated or edited Oct 1. 2017

Honey Shrimp

Articles w/pattern

Originator: 
Henrik Agerskov
Pattern type: 
Cold saltwater fly
Difficulty: 
Medium
Instruction: 
  1. Make some epoxy eyes.
  2. Make a knot on 8 rubber legs.
  3. Add weight to the top of the shank (the fly is an up-side-down)
  4. Tie in a small ball of dubbing in the upper hook bend.
  5. Tie in the eyes so they stand out from the body in a 45-55 degree angle.
  6. Add a small amount of dubbing.
  7. Tie in the first pair of legs.
  8. Tie in the rib.
  9. Add a small amount of dubbing.
  10. Tie in the second pair of legs.
  11. Add a small amount of dubbing.
  12. Tie in the third pair of legs.
  13. Add a small amount of dubbing.
  14. Tie in the fourth pair of legs.
  15. Dub the rest of the hook shank
  16. Tie in the antennas.
  17. Tie in the back.
  18. Make both antennas and shield back come forward to the hook bend. Secure with the ribbing and rib the fly towards the eye, making the turns closer and closer.
  19. Whip finish
  20. Adjust the legs.
  21. Adjust the antennas.
  22. Adjust the head.
  23. Take a break.
  24. Tie ten more
Materials: 
Hook
Kamasan B175 or Kamasan 950, size 2-6.
Thread
Tan, 8/0
Weight
Lead free wire or tungsten
Eyes
Epoxy eyes, medium or large
Legs
Flexi-legs or Sili-legs
Rib
Nylon, 0,18 mm
Body
Dubbing, sandy colored with a twist of copper and UV-fibres.
Antennas
Long white or transparent hair or synthetic like Ultra Hair.
Back
Fly Hair II, tan

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