Brown Bear Tackle Box Fly Patterns

Please read the patterns carefully before attempting to tie them.

This will help avoid frustration. I have tried to put the pattern down in order of construction and some of these can become complicated and time consuming.


  Name - Shrimper
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  Hook - Curved Nymph 10-18 - weighted with lead free wire
  Thread - Brown or Olive to suit local specimen
Ribbing Orange floss
Back Clear polyethylene pulled tight at the finish to pull the hackle fibers down to portray legs.
Hackle Medium brown or olive
Body Medium brown or olive seal