Ally’s Shrimp

Fly-tying

Ally's Shrimp

by Beverly Winram |

Ally Gowans’s pattern has probably accounted for more salmon than any other contemporary fly.

Materials list for the Ally's Shrimp

Hook: Size 6-14, or tube

Thread: Red

Tag: Silver wire or oval tinsel

Tail: Orange bucktail tied long with pearl Krystal Flash

Rear body: Red floss.

Front body: Black floss

Rib: Silver wire or oval tinsel

Underwing and beard: Natural grey squirrel

Overwing: Golden pheasant tippet

Head hackle: Orange cock

Head: Red

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