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Yellow & Silver Shrimp

Name Yellow & Silver Shrimp
Category Atlantic Salmon, Low Water Shrimp
Hook Size 6 to 12, Salmon Hook
Thread Black
Tag Flat or Oval Silver Tinsel
Tail Golden Pheasant Red Breast Feather
Rear Body Oval Silver Tinsel in Touching Turns
Middle Hackle Yellow Hackle
Front Body Black Floss or Seal's Fur
Ribbing Oval Silver Tinsel
Front Hackle Badger Hackle
Head Black

This pattern came from the fine book by Peter O'Reilly, Trout & Salmon Flies of Ireland. He writes that this is a fly that anglers would not want to be without on the Moy; that it takes a lot of spring fish and is good for colored water or bright weather. 

 

 

 

 

 

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