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01-21-2003 03:12 PM
JimW John, I'm in for 7.

Q, that's some nice epoxy work. I have not tried that pattern, I'm tying a suspending sub-surface shrimp to be fished in current. That ultra shrimp looks good for skipping along the bottom.
01-21-2003 01:40 PM
Quentin I used tan superhair, which is almost colorless in small quantities, with a few strands of olive superhair mixed in. The result is a transparent shrimp with darker veins running through the body. Subsequent versions will have antennae (which I forgot to include on this fly) and a better overall shape and finish than the prototype.

Here's a higher resolution scan that shows the translucent body and darker veins:
01-21-2003 01:33 PM
Quentin OK, I think I've decided on a pattern. It will be a Popovics Ultra Shrimp-style grass shrimp unless the meister feels that we have enough Ultra Shrimp entries already, in which case I will choose another pattern.

Q

Here's my first effort:
01-15-2003 04:33 PM
Tod D In.
01-15-2003 01:19 PM
Doc Duprey
Fly Swap 2

John,

Just for clarity (so I don't mess up again), how many shrimp are we tying? I'm thinking of doing a grass shrimp version of the General Practitioner from Ken Abrames book. It's definitely something different.

Best regards,

-Doc
01-15-2003 07:21 AM
doogue I'll be shrimping too...
01-14-2003 08:48 PM
striblue Hhhhmmmm.This is getting interesting all ready... don't be afraid to try something you have not done before..by the time this swap is do we should have enough examples of shrimp to carry us though several seasons and locations...which is the point of all this.
01-14-2003 04:35 PM
Smcdermott
I'm in.

May have to get a few hints starting points. I think I am leaning toward more of an impressionist type of fly like I see in Kaufman's Bonefish book.

Sean
01-14-2003 04:00 PM
ashley I'm in,I'll be doing ultra shrimps.The materials arrived yesterday.
01-14-2003 01:10 PM
saltydog Im in , Ill bring them w/ me FRIDAY to the show,an give to STRIBLUE. here they are.


HOOK eagle claw 254 1/0 --> your choice to invert hook, depends if your useing them as swimmers or off the bottom.
feelers--> brass color flash,
eyes--> burnt mono
leggs--> feather palmered,
body -->caves tail, color your choice,
back--> plastic bag cut,
thread--> to match body color,
wrap to form segmentation.
"GOOD LUCK GOOD TYIN"
01-14-2003 09:13 AM
DFix Yes, I believe I agreed to the shrimp swap, and am signing on for the concurrent flatwing swap.
01-14-2003 08:14 AM
Doc Duprey
Fly Swap 2--Sign up and First report

I'm in also.

-Doc
01-14-2003 01:29 AM
Slinger Me too !
Slinger
01-13-2003 09:57 PM
Dble Haul I'm down wit dat.
01-13-2003 09:38 PM
shadfreak I'm in also.
Larry
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