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FredHNovember 19th, 2012, 11:27 am
Lake Charles , Louisiana

Posts: 108
The one in my hand has expired so it is a little opaque .
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GldstrmSamNovember 24th, 2012, 4:15 pm
Fairbanks, Alaska

Posts: 212
Is that a hand tied shrimp on the right? If so that is amazing!
There is no greater fan of fly fishing than the worm. ~Patrick F. McManus
FredHNovember 25th, 2012, 8:35 pm
Lake Charles , Louisiana

Posts: 108
Thanks, yes it's monofilament and mono thread. I'm doing a tying workshop in Jan.on how to tie these and a crab pattern.

Fred


http://www.realisticflytying.net
GldstrmSamNovember 25th, 2012, 11:56 pm
Fairbanks, Alaska

Posts: 212
I take it that this is a salt water pattern then right?

There is no greater fan of fly fishing than the worm. ~Patrick F. McManus
FredHNovember 26th, 2012, 7:39 am
Lake Charles , Louisiana

Posts: 108
I take it that this is a salt water pattern then right?


This one is tied on a size #10 hook to represent a species mysis shrimp called a grass shrimp . They can take quite a bit of brackish to saltwater but they are most often found in freshwater. You could tie this pattern in a larger size on a stainless steel hook and it would work very well for saltwater species. I tie and fish these for bluegills , crappie and other panfish. I just sent some size 14 to a friend in Michigan who will use them for steelhead and bows.
http://www.realisticflytying.net
Jmd123November 26th, 2012, 2:41 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 1949
Fred, you have an eye for imitation like no other. You never fail to impress the heck out of me with your flies!

So, do you just HAMMER fish on these flies or what??? ;oD

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
FredHNovember 26th, 2012, 10:56 pm
Lake Charles , Louisiana

Posts: 108
Fred, you have an eye for imitation like no other. You never fail to impress the heck out of me with your flies!

So, do you just HAMMER fish on these flies or what??? ;oD

Jonathon

Thanks Jonathon , this pattern is not only fun to tie it catches lots of different species.

Fred
http://www.realisticflytying.net

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