"Silver-green Fly" by Knox, Arthur Edward

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


  • Body: Olive berlin wool (mix red, green, and purple)
  • Rib: Three or four turns of silver tinsel, orange silk between
  • Hackle: Grey cock
  • Wing: Teal or grey mallard

Original material

As written in the book:

Same as above, but with silver tinsel and grey cock hackle.

Note, above: Dubbing the same as in green Reeach. Three or four turns of gold tinsel, according to its width, and between each of these a single turn of orange silk. Red cock hackle. Wing, teal or grey mallard.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Other Wool - Berlin
Mix red, green and purple
Rib Tinsel Silver      
Between silver
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather Gray      
Wing Teal
Latin: Anas crecca
Feather - Flank
Optional grey mallard

Materials in pattern

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