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Honey Shrimp

Honey Shrimp
TypeCold saltwater fly
Originator
Henrik Agerskov
Year of origin
2001
Difficulty
Medium
Target species
Bonefish
Cod
Largemouth bass
Perch
Sea trout (sea run)
Smallmouth bass

Materials
HookKamasan B175 or Kamasan 950, size 2-6.
ThreadTan, 8/0
WeightLead free wire or tungsten
EyesEpoxy eyes, medium or large
LegsFlexi-legs or Sili-legs
RibNylon, 0,18 mm
BodyDubbing, sandy colored with a twist of copper and UV-fibres.
AntennasLong white or transparent hair or synthetic like Ultra Hair.
BackFly Hair II, tan

Tying instructions

  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


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