|Author||Knox, Arthur Edward|
|Book||Autumns on the Spey|
|Tags||salmon, spey, riverspey, gold,|
- Body: Black berlin wool
- Tip: Optional orange silk
- Rib: Flat gold tinsel, three turns. Three rows of very fine gold between flat
- Hackle: Red cock tail coverts
- Throat: Teal or guinea-fowl
- Wing: Mallard.
As written in the book:
Body black with three bars of flat gold tinsel, between which are three rows of very fine gold beading. Tip of the tail sometimes finished with orange silk. Red cock hackle from the tail coverts - soft and fine - along the body of the fly. Shoulder hackle of teal or guinea-fowl. Wing, mallard.
Long material list
|Body||Other||Wool - Berlin||Black|
|Rib||Tinsel - Flat||Gold|
|Tinsel - Fine||Gold|
Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
|Feather - Tail coverts||Red - Dark|
Latin: Anas crecca
|Feather - Flank||Natural|
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
|Feather - Shoulder||Natural|
Materials in pattern
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