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Bodega Bay Shrimp
A Mike Foster Tied Fly

Bodega Bay Shrimp

Name Bodega Bay Shrimp
Category Pacific Salmon

Gamakatsu T10-6H, Mujstad 36890, Daiichi Steelhead irons, Sizes 8 to 2

Thread Orange
Tail Brown bucktail dyed orange
Body Gold diamond braid
Hackle Light orange tied palmer
Shellback Brown  bucktail dyed orange
Rib Orange thread

Bodega Bay Shrimp was tied by Mike Foster. He writes about this fly in his memories of fly fishing for Salmon in salt water, "The Bodega Bay Shrimp and the Horner Shrimp were the flies of choice because it was thought that the fish were actually feeding shrimp at the North end of the bay."

 You can see more of Mike's flies at The Flies of Mike Foster .