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Synthetic Fly Tying Materials - Nymph backs & Cases
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1/8" Scud Back
Same material as the 1/4" Scud back, but ideal for size 12 and smaller.
Colors
$1.75
1/4" Scud Back
Great for shells and wing cases. Perfect for scuds, midges and shrimp. 1/4" perfect for size 12 and larger. 1 yard per pack.
Colors
$1.75
Nymph Stretch Skin
Looking to make more realistic nymph patterns with better segmentation? These latex strips are 1/8 inch wide and will form to your hook or underbody like a glove. Also great for grub patterns. 2 yards per package.
Color
$2.25
Bill and friends casting on the Dae
Am River in Korea.  - Thanks Bill S!
Ribbed Tungsten Scud / Shrimp Bodies
15 beads per pkg.
Size
$4.25
Finally!! A custom designed, tungsten weighted
body, specifically designed for scuds and shrimp.   
With a slotted bottom, the tungsten body fits easily
onto the hook. The grooved body not only looks
like the scud / shrimp body, but makes it easy to
tie on as well.

length      width          height   
Extra Small: 8mm     x  2mm      x  2 mm
Small:          8.5 mm x  2.5 mm  x  2.5 mm
Medium:     10 mm   x  3 mm     x   3 mm
Large:   

They are sized for hooks as shown (approximately):
Extra Small: 16-18
Small: 12-14
Medium: 8-10
Large: 4-8
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Magic Shrimp Foil - Standard Strips
Center: Purple
Clockwise from top: Olive,
Clear, Pink, Lt Grey,
Orange, Grey, Lt Olive, Red
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Soft, flexible body material with one side opaque and the other one glossy. The best material for shrimp backs, thorax cases, translucent fly bodies. Can be cut into thinner strips and wound onto the bodies of nymphs, buzzers, spinners etc. You can not tie Czech Nymphs without Magic Shrimp! These are the 4-5 mm standard strips. 1 bag can be used on 70 -100 flies or more.
Color
$4.75
Magic Shrimp Foil - Pearl Strips
Center: Olive
Clockwise from top: Grey,
Orange, Pink, Red-Orange,
White, Lt Grey, Lt Orange, Lt
Pink, Salmon-Orange
Updated: Aug 9, 2010: New
stock of all colors in!
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A new version of the well-known Magic Shrimp Foil now in a pearl translucent color. Great for tying Czech Nymph, shrimp and scud fly patterns. This material adds a level of flash to these patterns that up until now was impossible to create. The pearl strips do not stretch like the original material but it does form to the hook just the same. 1 bag gives about 70 - 100 flies. This is the standard 4.5 mm (3/16") wide strips.
Color
$4.75
Swiss Straw
A synthetic material that is ideal for wing cases and shellbacks. 4 and half yards per card.
Colors
$1.75
Vinyl Rib
Vinyl Rib is a semi-translucent half round ribbing (D-shaped) that has many uses for segmented bodies. The large size is great for large stoneflies, streamers and saltwater patterns. The medium size is for crazy charlies, stoneflies and large nymphs. Made by Wapsi.
Spools
$2.49
Nymph Backing
Magic Pearl Strips - FINE
A thinner version of the magic pearl strips. These fine strips are narrower are perfect for smaller patterns. Great for tying Czech Nymph, shrimp and scud fly patterns. This material adds a level of flash to these patterns that up until now was impossible to create. The pearl strips do not stretch like the original material but it does form to the hook just the same. 1 bag gives about 70 - 100 flies.
Color
$4.75