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Tippet Shrimp (Hunter's), Tied By Scott Howell

Name Codagh Carran - Hywel
HookPartridge CS10/1 Size #1 Bartleet Traditional
ThreadDanville Yellow Flymaster un-waxed 6/0
Tag/TipSmall Oval Silver Tinsel and Pumpkin UniStretch
TailClaret/Red-dyed Golden Pheasant
ButtBlack Ostrich Herl
Body1st Half, Gudebrod Ice Blue HT Braid, 2nd Half, HareLine Claret Polar Chenille w/VEIL at mid-body
Veil KF Blue Saddle Hackle or Schlappen under Yellow Guinea under Claret/Red-dyed Golden Pheasant
CollarClaret/Red-dyed Golden Pheasant

This fly was tied by the late Scotty Howell for Salmonfly.Net. You can see more of his flies and his notes at The Flies of Scott Howell.  See His notes below:

Scottie's Notes: This is a semi-classical Irish/Scots shrimp fly pattern with a more modern look. I've used HT Braid and HareLine Polar Chenille as substitutes for the silk floss and tinsel ribbing used in the original bodies. The name of this dressing is Scots/Gaelic for "battle-shrimp" and the colors were inspired by my family's (Hywel) heraldic shield. Claret-colored shrimp and leech patterns are very effective in the Northwest, especially in inland British Columbia. 

 468 x 60 Fly Fishing

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