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Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Opal Pink Shrimp
By Steve Burke

Opal Pink Shrimp
Name Opal Pink Shrimp
Category Steelhead
TagFlat Silver Tinsel
TailPink Crystal Flash
UnderbodyFlat Silver Tinsel
OverbodyOpal Pink Estaz, Trimmed
UnderwingingFibers From the Core of Pearl Diamond Braid
OverwingPearl Crystal Flash
CollarPink Hackle

This pattern was modeled after the John Shewey's Winter Shrimp, which uses primarily orange colors and is yet another variation of the Polar Shrimp. This fly uses the pinks and whites, which have been successful on the Cowlitz River in Washington.