This little Amphipoda can represent many of the several thousand different speices that are found in both fresh and salt water all over the world. Continue reading How to tie Gammarus shrimp
A super simple but realistic pattern that imitates both the fresh and salt water shrimp. This melt glue technique makes a very natural soft, chewy but also tough and robust body. Continue reading How to tie Melt Glue Gammarus
Sorry for taking so long for my next installment for the tying course but I am very busy right now photographing sea trout fishing as the season is underway. This is a simple but extremely realistic salt water shrimp pattern I designed for salt water sea trout fishing in Northern Europe. Ribbon Shrimp Hook Mustad Shrimp C47SNP-DT http://www.mustad.no/productcatalog/na/product.php?id=189 Eyes: Easy shrimp eyes http://www.easyshrimpeyes.dk/ Feelers/Body: Organdie decretive ribbon If you’re looking for pre-dyed “organdie” it’s available in the UK from http://www.ribbonoasis.co.uk in a good range of colours and widths, just go to the site and search for “organza”, different name same product. Shell back Bug … Continue reading How to tie The ribbon shrimp SBS
The Awesome opossum Yesterday I received in the post a few samples of Shrimp foils from the fly people in Germany. One sheet with coated foils and a second with uncoated. The coated foils really look the business but unfortunately after three attempts to tie them on and failing miserably in all three, I went over to the uncoated and and had no problems at all. Although the coated ones seemed flexible enough and relatively easy to position, every time I attached the thread and applied the slightest pressure they snapped! Its not as if I was being heavy handed … Continue reading Just foiling around!