Published Nov 18. 2022 - 2 months ago

Ally's Shrimp

One of the modern classics from Alistair Gowans. This long tailed Atlantic salmon fly Ally's Shrimp has established a solid place in the Atlantic salmon fishers fly box. Although orange is the original colour its also popular here in Scandinavia to tie them in red and yellow.

Hook: Mustad Heritage DL71UAP # 6-10
Tying thread: Sheer 14/0 red
Tail: Hot orange bucktail and pearl Crystal flash
Rib: Oval silver tinsel
Body: Rear half red floss, front half black floss
Underwing: Natural grey squirrel
Wing: Golden pheasant tippets.
Hackle: Hot orange
Head: Red

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