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How To Tie: Backcountry Shrimp

Difficulty: easy

30% difficulty

Time: 5-10 minutes

25% timely

Cost: average

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Imitates: shrimp

Target species: tarpon, snook

Where to fish: flats, backcountry

Notes: Bar the tail with a brown marker

Save 10% on materials with the kit:

Backcountry Tarpon Shrimp
Backcountry Tarpon Shrimp Materials Kit
Natural/#1/0
$38.97 2 in stock

About the fly:

When it comes to fish diets, shrimp is pretty high on the list. This easy-to-tie pattern gives you the option to fill the box with an effective water-pushing fly with great movement.

Helpful tools/additional materials:

Brushing out underfur, cleaning up stray fur:
For barring the tail:
Picking out brush underneath squirrel:
For lining up squirrel tail:

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