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Old 01-21-2003, 12:40 PM
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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.

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Old 01-21-2003, 02:12 PM
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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.
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