Werner's Shrimp

Fly Name
Hook 8-14
Thread black
Wings none
Tails deer hair
Body dubbing & fine wire
Hackle grizzly

Werners Shrimp

Werners Shrimp

Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend. Tie in the hair tail material by making two loose wraps followed up with 3 to 5 tight wraps. Attach hackle by its stem with 5 tight wraps

Werners Shrimp

The tails base will serve as the shellback. Attach wire with 5 tight wraps. Wax thread with a light coat of wonder wax. Apply a thin amount of dubbing. Spread dubbing fibers out evenly on thread.

Werners Shrimp

Evenly wind dubbing to form the body. Secure with 5 tight wraps.

Werners Shrimp

Wind hackle in evenly spaced turns throughout the body. Secure with 5 tight thread wraps. Cut off excess hackle.

Werners Shrimp

Pull hair shellback forward over the top of the hook shank and secure with 5 tight wraps. Cut off excess hair.

Werners Shrimp

Evenly rib the body with the fine wire and secure with 5 tight thread wraps. Cut off excess wire.

Werners Shrimp

Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate both the thread base and hackle stems.

Werners Shrimp

Werners Shrimp

Werners Shrimp


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