"Dunt (Mr. Murdoch)" by Hale, J.H

Author Hale, J.H
Book How to Tie Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 102


  • Tag: Silver twist, light blue floss
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping, pintail
  • Body: Orange and fiery brown mohair
  • Rib: Gold twist, silver tinsel
  • Hackle: Long black heron, from centre of body
  • Throat: Teal
  • Wing: Dee-wing: Dark brown turkey, with black bars and white tips. Narrow strip of pintail between the turkey
  • Cheek: Jungle cock
  • Head: Black

Cites list

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Animal Substitutes
Jungle Cock

Original material

As written in the book:

Tag. Silver twist and light blue floss.
Tail. A topping and pintail.
Body. Orange shaded into fiery brown mohair.
Ribbed. Gold twist and silver tinsel.
Hackle. From centre of body long black heron.
Throat. Teal.
Wings. Two strips of dark brown turkey, with black bar and white tips; to extend flatwise outward from the top of the hook, at about an angle of twenty degrees; on top, between the wings, a narrow strip of pintail.
Cheeks. Jungle.
Head. Black.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel - Twist Silver      
Floss Blue - Light      
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Latin: Anatidae Pintail
Feather - Flank Natural
Body Other Mohair Orange      
Other Mohair
Fiery brown
Rib Tinsel - Twist Gold      
Tinsel Silver      
Hackle Heron
Latin: Family: Ardeidae
From centre of body
Throat Teal
Latin: Anas crecca
Feather - Flank Natural
Wing Turkey
Latin: Genus: Meleagris
Feather - Tail
Dark-brown, black bars, white tip
Latin: Anatidae Pintail
Feather - Flank
Between turkey
Cheek Jungle Cock
Latin: Gallus sonneratii
Feather - Neck Natural
Head Varnish Black      

Materials in pattern

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