Tying instruction for Olinsson's gold shrimp

 
   

Tying instruction for Olinsson's gold shrimp. A Danish shrimp fly.

Olinsson's gold shrimp

This fly is a Danish shrimp fly.

 

Tying instruction.

Hook                   

Tag                     

Tail hackle           

Rear body            

Rib                     

Center hackle 

Front body

Rib    

 Wing                  

Fronthackle    

Single, double or treble hook # 6-18. 

Thin oval gold tinsel.

Golden pheasant red body feather, turned.

Flat gold tinsel.

Thin oval gold tinsel.

Orange hen or cock.

Flat gold tinsel.

Thin oval gold tinsel.

Jungle cock tied in, in flat and v-shape.

Black hen or cock hackle.

 

Tying instruction

 

Fix the hook in the vice and tie in the thread.

 

Tie in the thin oval tinsel for the tag.

 

The tag is build by turning five turns of tinsel.

 

Tie in the rear hackle feather.

 

Turn the hackle.

 

Tie in the rib.

 

The tying thread is turned to centre of the shank, tie in the flat tinsel and turn it to the rear hackle and then back to the start..

 

Turn the flat tinsel.

 

Turn the rib

 

Tie in the hackle feather at the tip.

 

Turn the centre hackle

 

Tie in the rib for the front body

 

Here the flat tinsel is ties in and then turn the rib

 

Make two turns of rib at the front body

 

Tie in the front hackle at the tip of the feather

 

Turn the hackle and cut off the hackle stem

 

Pick out two jungle cock feathers for the wing

 

Prepare the right length for the wing

 

Tie in the jungle cock, flat and in a v-shape

 

And the other one

 

The feather stems are laid back over the body and secured. Cut off the stems

 

Make the head

 

The fly is finish then the head has been varnished

 

The fly seen from the top

 

Another side view

 

The fly seen from oblique down

 

The fly as I think it's seen from a fish point of view

 

May not be used commercial without written permission.