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Dble Haul 07-27-2002 09:44 PM

Marabou shrimp
 
This is the pattern developed by Randall Kaufmann. The only difference here is that I use ice chenille instead of diamond braid for the body.

Hook: size 4 or 6
Thread: 6/0
Eyes: nickel real eyes
Body: ice chenille
Wing: Depends on color of pattern, but always a layer of white marabou first, then the pattern color marabou, then a pair of grizzly hackles

The brown fly on the left is tied sparse, while the pink fly on the right is tied full. This pattern is already in the Bonefish/Tarpon acrives, but I've put it here as well because it's a good smallmouth pattern (especially the brown fly). :)

(Please see pic in post further below.)

Quentin 07-27-2002 10:12 PM

Photos look great!
 
Nice flies too!

Looks like you've got a whole batch of pink ones there. Got tickets to the Bahamas?

Q

John Desjardins 07-28-2002 12:21 PM

I saw the picture last night and thought it looked great. Some how it doesn't load now. :(

Its funny you should put the pic of a bonefish fly here in the warmwater archive. Last winter I was at a shop with a good selection of bone fish flies and bought some to use in freshwater. I habven't gotten to the stream where I want to test them. It may be a good alternative to 7 & 8x for trout.

Dble Haul 07-28-2002 06:45 PM

John- I noticed the same thing about the pic...last night was fine, I went into the post today to read Q's comments and it wasn't there, and now it's back. What the hey? :confused:

striblue 07-28-2002 09:53 PM

Can't see it either.

Dble Haul 07-29-2002 09:25 PM

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Here's the pic...:p


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