The Usk Grub - Salmon Fly Materials

Thursday, 12 January 2017  |  Admin

Wye and Usk Bugs are seen as the forefathers of the irish shrimps that Pat Curry of Coleraine made famous. Here is the recipe quite similar to the Foxford Shrimp shown below

Foxford Shrimp

Tag: Oval silver
Tail hackle     Red GP breast
Rear body light orange seal fur (somewhere between amber and hot orange), ribbed oval silver.
Rear veiling Red hackle tips.
Mid hackle White or badger.
Front body Black seal fur, ribbed oval silver.
Front hackle furnace.
Wing jungle cock Or JC Substitute
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