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Old 07-27-2002, 10:44 PM
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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.)

Last edited by Dble Haul; 07-29-2002 at 10:19 PM.
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