Can someone direct me to the recipe for a simram?
Hook: Mustad 34007 or equivalent, #1-#4, upright in vice
Thread: Pink Fly Master Plus
Eyes: Medium (5/32”) chrome lead eyes
Tail: 4 strands yellow Krystal Flash followed by golden tan Kraft Fur.
Body: Pearl glitter body (body braid).
Shell Back: 1 inch piece medium pearl Mylar piping, core removed.
Wing: 1½ inch piece of tan, crosscut rabbit fur strip.
A local RI guide Johnny Glen helped devlop this fly is my understanding. I had a few of the Orvis versions which he said were way overdressed. I had some success with deep water fish this spring on them. The key is to trim the sides of the palmered rabbit for the wing. You can find a picture of one on the angleradventures.com web site.
Heading to Xmas are we?
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Thanks for the help.
I can only wish I were going to Christmas Island. I'm tying some flies for a customer at the shop.
Sim Ram from Federation of Fly Fishers Fly Pattern Encyclopedia:
Mustad 34007, #4-8
Tail: Tan craft fur accented with pearl Krystal Flash
Body: Pearl Daimond Braid
Eyes: Silver dumbbell
Wing: White Rabbit
Try this link......has video download for a variant simram.......
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