Park Shrimp

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Park Shrimp

by Beverly Winram |

Devised by Ross Macdonald on the Aberdeenshire Dee, the Park Shrimp now catches salmon throughout the UK and is a firm favourite in the Hebrides.

Material list for the Park Shrimp

Hook or tube: Any size

Thread: Red

Tag: Gold wire or oval tinsel

Tail: Orange Arctic runner tied above and below a longer length of yellow Arctic runner with gold Angel Hair

Butt: Gold Lite-Brite

Body: Black seal’s fur

Rib: Pearl mylar

Wing: Black Arctic runner

Cheeks: Natural jungle cock

Head hackle: Orange badger cock wound in front of yellow badger cock

Head: Red

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