Tammy’s Fly Irish Shrimp by Scott Murdock

Tammy's Fly - Irish Shrimp by Scott Murdock
Tammy’s Fly – Irish Shrimp by Scott Murdock

Tied by: Scott Murdock
Originated by: Scott Murdock

Tammy’s Fly – Irish Shrimp Fly Pattern

Hook: Dave McNeese Blue Heron #2
Thread: Black 6/0
Tip: Silver oval tinsel
Tag: Green floss
Tail: Black spey hackle
Butt: Black ostrich herl
Body: Claret floss at rear and black floss on the front
Rib: Silver oval tinsel
Mid-collar: Green hackle followed by black ostrich herl
Wing: Black hackle
Front-collar: Claret hackle
Head: Black

Back to Tammy’s Fly series …

scott_murdockScott Murdock- – I started tying flies in the 80’s and it wasn’t long before I made a visit to The American Museum of Fly Fishing in Manchester VT to visit a family rod that was displayed there. I noticed the Atlantic Salmon Fly plates that were then on display. Realizing that I actually had an idea of how these things were constructed (yet knowing that I had a lot to learn) I drank the proverbial “Kool-aid” and embarked on the process of learning to tye display patterns.
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