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New Shrimp Pattern for Atlantic Salmon
Designed and Tied by Gary Tanner

Unnamed Shrimp

Name New Shrimp Pattern for Atlantic Salmon
Category Atlantic Salmon
Tag Oval gold tinsel to suit hook size
Rib Same as tag
Body Uni Bright Yellow floss
Center Hackle Claret cock saddle
Wing Deep Green hair of your choice, a few wisps of Peacock Angel Hair and 2 strands of pearl midge flash
Front Hackle Claret cock saddle
Eyes Jungle cock
Head Black

This as yet unnamed Shrimp was designed and tied by contributing fly tyer Gary Tanner. See Gary's notes below about this fly and read more about it on his blog: The River's Course. See more of his flies on his contributor page, The Flies of Gary Tanner.

Gary's Notes: The Beauty Series continues with this new shrimp pattern that I look forward to trying out on the Miramichi this September. It shares the color scheme of my Deep Green Beauty and the Celtic Beauty, essentially a bright yellow body, a deep green tail, and claret hackling. Those two flies were successful beyond my dreams, so this shrimp pattern seems a logical extension of the color concept.

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