STEP–BY–STEP FLY TYING: CARLOS THE JACKAL

STEP–BY–STEP FLY TYING: CARLOS THE JACKAL

Modelled off a basic EP shrimp, and named after a Venezuelan assassin, Ewan Naude’s “Carlos The Jackal” fleeing shrimp fly pattern uses jackal fur to substitute synthetic material. In this step-by-step fly tying tutorial, Ewan explains how jackal fur has good movement in the water and presents various hues of colour.

This EP shrimp pattern will work well in many tropical destinations around the world, such as the flats of the Seychelles or Mexico. 

The Carlos the Jackal Fur shrimp fly can be tied with a range of dumbbell weights, and fished on a floating line with varying leader lengths, to achieve a desired depth.

These are the materials used for the Carlos the Jackal Fur shrimp fly:

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