"Alexandra" by Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin

Author Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin
Book How to Dress Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 227


  • Hook: 3/4 to 1 1/8 inches
  • Tail: Scarlet Ibis
  • Body: Flat silver
  • Throat: Black or badger
  • Wing: Peacock sword
  • Cheeks: Jungle Cock

Cites list

This pattern contains cites material. The following list is a suggestion of substitutes you can use for this pattern.

Animal Substitutes
Jungle Cock

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook, 3/4 to 11/8 inches).
Tail: Scarlet Ibis.
Body: Flat silver tinsel.
Throat: A black or badger hackle.
Wings: Peacock sword feather in strips.
Cheeks: Jungle Cock.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Ibis
Latin: Eudocimus ruber
Feather - Tail Scarlet      
Body Tinsel - Flat Silver      
Throat Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck
Or badger
Wing Peacock
Latin: Pavo cristatus
Feather - Tail
Other Jungle Cock
Latin: Gallus sonneratii
Feather - Neck Natural

Materials in pattern

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