The fresh water shrimp can be one of the main sources of food for trout and grayling. On both river and still water the fresh water shrimp can thrive in vast numbers. It is important to have a good shrimp fishing fly and this imitation is an exceptional fly pattern, The fibres beneath the fly have a wonderful life like movement when this fishing fly drifts through the current.
The river fly angler often fishes with shrimp imitations but sadly it is often overlooked by the still water angler. On lakes fish can be stuffed with shrimp so you should have this trout fly in your box for the lake too. As fishing flies go, shrimp imitations are some of the most important given the prominence shrimp in fishes diets.