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Pink Sparkle Shrimp
A Mike Foster Fly


Pink Sparkle Shrimp

Name Pink Sparkle Shrimp
Category Salmon/Steelhead

Gamakatsu T10-6H, Mustad 36890, Daiichi Steelhead Irons, Size 8-2

Thread Fluorescent pink
Tail Pearl Flashabou, extension of back

Fluorescent pink chenille

Shellback Pearl Flashabou
Hackle Grizzly dyed pink, to match body

Pink Sparkle Shrimp was originated and tied by by Contributing Fly Tyer Mike Foster.

Mike's Notes: "Sparkle shrimps came into being the month they released pearl Flash-a-bou. I loved the stuff.  I gave a dozen to Ed Rice and he used them in the Bahamas instead of for Pacific salmon because he got there without his other fly boxes." 

You can see more of Mike's flies at The Flies of Mike Foster .


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