Fly Fishing – Fly Patterns

Werner Shrimp

Hook: 12-8 Nymph Thread: 8/0 Black or tan Tail: Deer hair Body: Olive seal Shellback: Deer hairHackle: Brown saddle palmered

Tying Instructions:

  • Tie in deer hair tips as tail, tail should be short (about 1/4 or less of the body)
  • Tie in more deer hair for shellback, with tips extending back over tail.
  • Tie in 2 saddle hackles by their tips.
  • Dub olive seal on to thread and wrap forward to just before the eye of the hook.
  • Palmer saddle hackle over the seal fur and secure with thread.
  • Pull deer hair over top of seal and hackle and tie in at eye of hook.
  • Whip finish and head cement.
  • Trim any hackle that is sticking up or to the sides.