"Claret Alder" by Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin

Author Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin
Book How to Dress Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 201


  • Hook: 3/4 to 1 inches
  • Tag: Silver thread, light orange floss
  • Tail: Claret wool
  • Body: Peacock herl
  • Rib: Fine oval gold
  • Hackle: Dark claret
  • Wing: Brown Mallard, set horizontally

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Animal Substitutes

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook, 3/4 to 1 inches).
Tag: Silver thread and light orange floss.
Tail: A tuft of claret wool.
Body: Peacock herl.
Ribs: Fine oval gold tinsel.
Hackle: A dark claret hackle.
Wings: Brown Mallard strips (set horizontally)

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel Silver      
Floss Orange - light
Tail Other Wool - Berlin Claret      
Body Peacock
Latin: Pavo cristatus
Herl Natural
Rib Tinsel - Oval
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck Claret - dark
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Set horizontally

Materials in pattern

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