Fly Tie Information
Fly Title: A Sinkerman Brown Shrimp
Tyer Name: Forrest
Originator Name: Al/Forrest
trout,drum,flounder,bluefish,oyster toads,lizard fish
Fishing Location: Sound
Fly Type: Saltwater Flies
Head: hot glue
Eyes: bead -pearl or chain
Body: brown/black knitting yarn covered with hot glue
Underbody: legs formed with strands of same yarn
Thread: brown polyester
hook,brown thread, pearl bead eyes,clear hot glue,wood burner with temperature control
1-wrap hook with thread,apply cement.
2-wrap hook with knitting yarn, allow it to loop at hookeye end.
3-tie eyes near bend of hook.
4-transfer hook to forceps and add hot glue from glue pot to body portion.
5-with wood burner at medium heat carefully sculpture body.
6-return to vise bottom side up and add strands of the yarn for legs and work in with wood burner.then add antenna(double strand of black crimped nylon)
7-trim with scissors.
Very good, and lifelike.
Posted 05-16-2009 by RouseD
10-4 looks like a winner
Posted 02-20-2009 by Scott Hobbs
looks great. have the results been good?
Posted 06-13-2006 by pinn01