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Orange Sparkle Shrimp
A Mike Foster Fly

 

Orange Sparkle Shrimp

Name Orange Sparkle Shrimp
Category Salmon/Steelhead
Hook

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

Thread Fluorescent orange
Tail Pearl Flashabou, extension of back
Body

Fluorescent orange chenille

Shellback Pearl Flashabou
Hackle Grizzly dyed orange, to match body

Orange 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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