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My Shrimp

Postby dave armstrong » Fri Feb 01, 2008 2:07 am

Ideas and helpful advice welcome!!!!!!!
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Postby jack01986 » Fri Feb 01, 2008 10:07 am

Look's pretty good dave, you could make the body taper back from the eye's towards the eye of the hook but dont need to. Im sure that will catch. Another thing you can add to shrimp fly's is a thin piece of plastic along the back of the shrimp and wind the ribbing across it gives it a smoother shrimpy profile.
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Postby Tanglerat » Fri Feb 01, 2008 10:32 am

Would winding on a hackle give the impresion of shrimp legs?
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Postby jack01986 » Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:00 am

Thats what I did in my step by step. If he trimmed the hair off the top of the fly and pulled it out a bit more underneath the fly it would give the impression of leg's as well.
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