"Grey Eagle (Mr. Murdoch)" by Hale, J.H

Author Hale, J.H
Book How to Tie Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 107


  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Golden pheasant rump feather
  • Body: Black mohair, picked out
  • Rib: Broad silver tinsel
  • Hackle: Grey eagle
  • Throat: Teal
  • Wings: Brown mottled turkey
  • Head: Black

Original material

As written in the book:

Tag. Silver twist.
Tail. Golden pheasant rump feather.
Body. Black mohair well picked out.
Ribbed. Broad silver tinsel.
Hackle. Grey eagle.
Throat. Teal.
Wings. Brown mottled turkey strips.
Head. Black.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel - Twist Silver      
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus Rump feather
Feather Natural
Body Other Mohair
Picked out
Rib Tinsel
Hackle Eagle Feather Gray      
Throat Teal
Latin: Anas crecca
Feather - Flank Natural
Other Turkey
Latin: Genus: Meleagris
Feather - Tail
Head Varnish Black      

Materials in pattern

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