"Select Salmon: No.20 - The Major" by Tolfrey, Frederick

Author Tolfrey, Frederick
Book Jones's Guide to Norway
Book Edition N/A
Page 169


  • Hook: No. 5
  • Tip: Silver twist, crimson silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant
  • Body: Pale blue, orange and claret Pig's wool. Dark blue Pig's wool under the shoulder
  • Rib: Silver tinsel, gold twist
  • Hackle: Claret
  • Throat: Guinea hen, Bustard
  • Wing: Two Golden Pheasant tippets, two claret Hackles, two Snipe feathers,  Bustard and Argus Pheasant
  • Topping: Two golden Toppings
  • Head: Yellow hackle, Black Ostrich

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook - No. 5.
Tail - Golden Pheasant Topping.
Tip - Silver twist and crimson silk.
Body - (In patches) Pale blue, orange, and claret Pig's wool, and dark blue Pig's wool under the shoulder.
Legs - Claret hackle.
Throat - Guinea-Hen and Bustard.
Ribbed - Silver tinsel and gold twist.
Wing - Two Golden Pheasant Tippets, two claret Hackles, two Snipe feathers, sprigged with Bustard and Argus Pheasant feathers; two golden Toppings over ditto; a dyed yellow Hackle surmounting the whole.
Head - Black Ostrich.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color