"Culdrain Fly" by Knox, Arthur Edward

Author Knox, Arthur Edward
Book Autumns on the Spey
Book Edition N/A
Page 69
Tags salmon, spey, riverspey,


  • Hook: Large
  • Body: Black berlin wool
  • Rib: Flat silver tinsel, wide turns. Orange and yellow. silk between
  • Hackle: Jet-black, cock
  • Wing: Grey mallard

Original material

As written in the book:

This is generally tied on a large hook. Body black. Bars of silver tinsel, rather far apart, and between each bar two threads of silk, one orange, and one yellow. Hackle, jet-black, cock. Wing, grey mallard.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Other Wool - Berlin Black      
Rib Tinsel - Flat Silver      
Silk Orange      
Orange and yellow between silver
Other Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather Black      
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather - Shoulder Gray      

Materials in pattern

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