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Old 04-27-2003, 09:00 PM
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Hook: Tiemco 205BL (barbless), size 8.
Dubbing: "Super Bright" for the first two shown, SLF for the last.
Antennae: Hackles, stripped.
Dorsal Vein: Stripped hackle, colored black with Sharpie.
Thread: Mono thread.
Eyes: 50-lb. test mono melted, dipped in black nail polish.
Carapace Material (when used): Zip-Lock bag for first shrimp shown, Stalcup's Flashback for third, lashed down with 10-lb. test mono tied in beneath the head.
Thin strip of craft foam lashed to shank and dumbbell eye tied in at eye, as previously described, to enable the fly to swim upright.
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