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Pink Shrimp

Name Pink Shrimp
Category Pink Pacific Salmon
Hook Size 4, 6, or 8
Thread Pink or White
Tail Pink Bucktail Tied in at Hook Bend; Leave Butts Extending Forward for the Shellback
Body Pink Sparkle Chenille
Hackle Pink, Either Palmered or at the Front
Shellback Bring the Butts of the Pink Bucktail Forward and Tie Down

This pattern comes from the Florida Bonefish flats, but it is a great fly for Pink Salmon. It has taken several Pinks at Hoodsport this week.





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