"Gold Speal" by Knox, Arthur Edward

Author Knox, Arthur Edward
Book Autumns on the Spey
Book Edition N/A
Page 67
Tags salmon, spey, riverspey, gold,


  • Hook: Large
  • Body: Black berlin wool
  • Rib: Very broad gold tinsel, flat. Two or three turns, fine silver between gold rib
  • Hackle: Red cock hackle, very soft,
  • Wing: Mallard.

Original material

As written in the book:

Is generally on a large hook. Body black, with only two or three turns of very broad gold flat tinsel and with a single turn of fine silver beading between the bars of the tinsel. Red cock hackle, very soft, taken from the tail coverts of the bird. Wing, mallard.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Other Wool Black      
Rib Tinsel - Flat

Very broad

Tinsel Silver      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather Red      
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather - Shoulder Natural

Materials in pattern

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