"Bumbee" by Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin

Author Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin
Book How to Dress Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 201


  • Hook: 3/4 to1 1/8 inches
  • Tag: Silver
  • Tail: Scarlet Berlin wool
  • Body: 1/3 Orange, 2/3 black berlin wool
  • Rib: Oval silver
  • Throat: Cochybondhu
  • Wing: Brown Mallard set horizontally

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook,3/4 to1 1/8 inches).
Tag: Silver tinsel.
Tail: A tuft of scarlet Berlin wool.
Body: Orange Berlin wool for first third, remainder black Berlin wool.
Ribs: Oval silver tinsel.
Throat: A cochybondhu hackle.
Wings: Brown Mallard strips (set horizontally).

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel Silver      
Tail Other Wool - Berlin Scarlet      
Body Other Wool - Berlin
1/3 body
Other Wool - Berlin
2/3 body
Rib Tinsel Silver      
Throat Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Coch-y-bonddhu Natural
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather Brown      

Materials in pattern

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