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Black Shrimp 
Pattern from Trout & Salmon Flies of Scotland by Stan Headley
Dressed by Monte Smith

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Black Shrimp

Name Black Shrimp
Category Atlantic Salmon / Steelhead
Hook Daiichi 7131 Double Salmon Hook, #8
Tail Black squirrel
Body In equal sections ? yellow floss, black floss
Rib Fine oval silver tinsel
Mid HackleOrange cock
Head Hackle Black cock
Wing Jungle cock, back-to-back
Head Red

Black Shrimp, from Trout and Salmon Flies of Scotland by Stan Headley was dressed by contributing fly tyer Monte Smith. Monte writes, "I like to throw a double now and then on waters that allow it, and I enjoy tying them as a bit of a diversion from the typical steelhead hairwings. Something about a double hook that just looks good to me."

You can see more of the flies tied by Monte Smith and many of his own designs at The Flies of Monte Smith.

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