|Book||How to Tie Salmon Flies|
- Body: Light purple wool
- Rib: Flat silver tinsel, gold and silver twist, with one of them crossing over the hackle
- Hackle: Brown-black cock's tail. Tied in butt-end first, reverse hackled
- Throat: Teal
- Wing: Mallard, two layers, set apart to allow hackle to appear between them
As written in the book:
Body. Light purple wool, ribbed by flat silver tinsel, and two strands of twist, one gold, the other silver.
Hackle. Brownish black feather from side of cock's tail, wound in the opposite direction to the tinsels, and crossed by one of them.
Wing. Double strips of mallard, short, and apart to allow hackle to appear between them.
N.B. The hackle fibres are reversed, and the butt end tied in first at tail end.
Long material list
|Rib||Tinsel - Flat||Silver|
|Tinsel - Twist||Gold|
Tinsel - Twist
Either gold or silver crossing hackle
Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus Brown-black
Feather - Tail
Tied butt-end first, reverse hackled
Latin: Anas crecca
|Feather - Flank||Natural|
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather - Shoulder
Two layers, set apart
Materials in pattern
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