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Tippet Badger Shrimp

Name Tippet Badger Shrimp
Category Atlantic Salmon
Hook Size 6 to 12, Single, Double or Treble Salmon Hook
Tag Oval Gold Tinsel
Tail Golden Pheasant Red Breast Feather, Wound
Rear Body Golden Olive or Rich Yellow Seal's Fur
Rib Oval Gold Tinsel
Middle Hackle Short Tippet Strands on Top Under Creamy Badger Hackle
Front Body Purple Seal's Fur
Rib Oval Gold Tinsel
Front Hackle Short Tippet Strands on Top Under Creamy Badger Hackle
Head Black or Red

This pattern came from the fine book by Peter O'Reilly, Trout & Salmon Flies of Ireland. He writes that those that use this fly would be happy not to be without it. It's a good fly for late season and peaty water and useful in an autumn flood. 

 

 

 

 

 

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