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Shipman's Hot

I was hoping to tie a claret one for today - well ten claret ones; this is a mission - but I can't find any claret SF. God alone knows where I'll find claret seal's fur in Spain. Anyway, this is one of the Hot Shipman's that can work so well in July and August. This one is dressed on a short 14, but I use them down to #20 in orange, claret and lime green. With these smaller sizes rib with mono - nibbling the end so it ties in easily. Another tip is to scruff upwards with the velcro so that the body sits right in the film.

Breathers - white poly. Body seal - in this case sicky yellow. Rib - 5lb DS mono. It's good this series - isn't it?

Edited by Paul

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