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The Foxford Shrimp
Dressed by Stevie Munn

Foxford Shrimp 

Name The Foxford Shrimp
Category Atlantic Salmon
Hook 8 Ė 14 single, treble or double  
Tag Fine oval or flat silver tinsel
Rear Hackle Golden Pheasant rear body red feather
Rear Body Black Sealís fur or floss
Rib Fine or medium oval tinsel
Center hackle Badger cock
Front body Fiery brown Sealís fur
Rib Fine or medium oval silver tinsel
Wing Jungle cock
Front Hackle Natural red (brown)
Head Black or red

Stevie's Notes: ...A fly with a simply stunning history that has worked all over Ireland. It is one of the great all-rounderís and will work equally as well on low clear waters early in the season to colored rivers later in the year. ... A really versatile shrimp fly that all Atlantic salmon anglers should have in their fly box.

You can see more of the flies tied by Stevie Munn at The Flies of Stevie Munn.

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