"Silver, Blue and Jay" by Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin

Author Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin
Book How to Dress Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 205


  • Hook: 3/4 to 1 inch
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping
  • Body: Flat silver
  • Throat: Pale blue
  • Wing: Jay wing, secondaries, set horizontally or upright

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook, 3/4 to 1 inch).
Tail: A topping.
Body: Flat silver tinsel.
Throat: A pale blue hackle.
Wings: Jay wing feather (secondaries) strips (set either horizontally or upright).

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Body Tinsel - Flat Silver      
Throat Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck
Pale blue
Wing Blue Jay Feather - Wing
Secondaries, set horizontally or upright

Materials in pattern

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