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The Red and Copper Shrimp

The Red and Copper Shrimp
TypeClassic salmon fly
Target species
Atlantic salmon (sea run)

HookTraditional salmon hook, single or double, size 6 or 8
ThreadRed 8/0
Tail6-7 long fibres of deer hair, dyed red, 2 strands of gold twinkle and 1 coppe
WeightLead wire (or alternative)
RibMedium copper wire
BodyMedium copper flat tinsel
WingGolden Pheasant tippet dyed red, 3-4 strands of gold twinkle
Hackle"Henny cock" dyed red
HeadTying thread

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