"Variegated Sun Fly" by Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin

Author Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin
Book How to Dress Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 228

Material

  • Hook: 3/4 to 1 1/8 inches
  • Tag: Silver thread, pale blue floss
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping, Cock of the Rock in strands
  • Body: Black, yellow and orange Berlin wool wound together
  • Throat: Black
  • Wing: Six (or more) Golden pheasant toppings

Cites list

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Animal Substitutes
Cock of the rock

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook, 3/4 to 1 1/8 inches).
Tag: Silver thread and pale blue floss.
Tail: A topping and Cock of the Rock (in strands).
Body: Black, yellow and orange Berlin wool wound round together.
Throat: A black hackle.
Wings: Six (or more) toppings.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel Silver      
Floss Blue - pale      
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Cock of the rock
Latin: Rupicola *
Cites
Feather
In strands
Natural
Body Wool - Berlin Black      
Wool - Berlin Yellow      
Wool - Berlin
All wools wound together
Orange      
Throat Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck Black      
Wing Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head
Six, or more
Natural

Materials in pattern

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