Jig Hook Freshwater Shrimp
Jig Hook Freshwater Shrimp:
Hook: Dimension 16 Jig Hook (Holsinger’s Fly Store)
Thread: 8.0 Danville Grey
Tail: Partridge Feather Fibers
Physique: Grey Rabbit Dubbing
Rib: Gold Sulky with Dubbing Loop and Partridge Suggestions
Legs: Partridge Feather Fibers
Again: Mottled Skinny Pores and skin Held (Counter Ribbed) With 4# Tippet
This sample produces a comparatively straightforward to tie freshwater shrimp fly on a jig hook which has the benefit of protecting the attention clear which isn’t as straightforward when tying on a traditional grub hook.
Tying this sample on completely different measurement hooks with minor variations will end in and assortment of bugs that can be utilized successfully on most spring creeks. Remove the tail and antennae, add a longitudinal line of black wire (or comparable materials) to make an important sow-bug sample.
In an effort to not tie examples of ordinary patterns (there are tons of of these on the market), I’m persevering with to share my one-off stuff and variants. The departures and hacks price noting on this sample embrace the layering of lead wire, utilizing the Submit-It Observe tack strip to align and maintain supplies earlier than transferring them to a clip, utilizing a fluorocarbon counter rib, and naturally the bathroom bowl ring as an affordable lifetime provide of cheesy dubbing wax.
Whereas not performed in a studio, I hope these movies are satisfying and informative. All in all, the result’s ok to share and this sample will catch fish. On prime of that, it’s cool to catch fish with one thing that not everybody has of their fly field.
As normal, tying this sample is less complicated than I make it look. Like every part else, I’m standing on the shoulders of those that got here earlier than me. Somebody might have already “invented” one thing comparable and I’ve shared lots of my concepts in different boards. I’m not searching for fanfare. This technique serves a objective and is my approach of giving again to a sport that has meant a lot to me for greater than six a long time. Thanks for trying. 😊
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