"Select Salmon: No.5 - The Jackass" by Tolfrey, Frederick

Author Tolfrey, Frederick
Book Jones's Guide to Norway
Book Edition N/A
Page 156


  • Hook: No. 8 or 9
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Tip: Gold twist, orange silk
  • Body: Dun Donkey fur, mixed with a little red Mohair
  • Rib: Gold
  • Hackle: Grizzly dun
  • Throat:  Blue Jay
  • Wing: Mixed. Mallard, Teal, Guinea-hen, Golden Pheasant tail, Golden Pheasant tippet, Bustard, Peacock wing
  • Horns: Blue Macaw
  • Head: Black

Cites list

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Animal Substitutes
Kori Bustard
  • Feather => Turkey : Feather - Tail

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook - No. 8 or 9.
Tail - Golden Pheasant Topping.
Tip - Gold twist and orange silk.
Body - From the side of a dun-coloured Donkey, mixed with a little red Mohair.
Ribbed - Gold tinsel.
Legs - A grizzled dun Hackle.
Tlhroat - A Jay's hackle.
Wing - (Mixed) Mallard, Teal, Guinea-hen, Golden Pheasant-tail, and Tippet, Bustard, and Peacock's wing.
Horns - Blue Macaw.
Head - Black.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Tip Tinsel - Twist Gold      
Silk Orange      
Body Donkey Fur
Other Mohair
A litt, mixed with donkey
Rib Tinsel Gold      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck
Grizzly dun
Throat Blue Jay Feather - Wing Blue      
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Mixed wing
Latin: Anas crecca
Feather Natural
Guinea Feather Natural
Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Tail Natural
Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Neck Natural
Kori Bustard
Latin: Ardeotis kori
Feather Natural
Latin: Pavo cristatus
Feather - Wing Natural
Horns Macaw
Latin: Tribe: Arini
Feather - Tail Blue      
Head Black      

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