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Name

Pink Shrimp

Type

Nymph (Grayling)

Author

Phillip Ellis

Inspiration

Because it imitates a shrimp (Gammerus)

Date concieved

1990s

Hook

Standard grub hook 12 -16

Thread

Pink

Weighting

Lead underbody on top of the shank in layers. Metal beads can also be used in almost any colour

Tail

Optional feathers to match fly colour

Body

N/A

Rib

Either clear polythene, scudback or Flexibody.

Thorax

Fine silver wire or nylon to form body segments

Legs

N/A

Wings

Tease out dubbing to form legs.

Eyes

None

Hackle

N/A

Tying instructions

Ensure ribbing is pulled down tight to show segments.

Fishing Instructions

Can be fished in a team of two in deep water.

Interesting facts

N/A

Variants