"Furnace Brown" by Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin

Author Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin
Book How to Dress Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 202


  • Hook: f to 1 1/2 inches
  • Tag: Silver thread, golden yellow floss
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping, strands of Golden pheasant tippet
  • Body: 1/4 bright orange, 3/4 fiery brown (picked out) Seal's fur
  • Rib: Oval gold
  • Hackle: Furnace
  • Wing: Brown Mallard, set horizontal

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook, 3/4 to 1 1/2 inches).
Tag: Silver thread and golden yellow floss.
Tail: A topping and strands of tippet.
Body: First quarter, bright orange Seal's fur; the remainder, fiery brown Seal's fur (picked out rough)
Ribs: Oval gold tinsel.
Hackle: A furnace hackle.
Wings: Brown Mallard strips (set horizontal)

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel Silver      
Floss Yellow - Golden      
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Neck Natural
Body Seal Fur
1/4 body, bright
Seal Fur
3/4 body, picked out
Brown - fiery
Rib Tinsel - Oval Gold      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Furnace Natural
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather Brown      

Materials in pattern

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