"Gold Riach" by Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin

Author Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin
Book How to Dress Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 233


  • Hook: 1 1/2 to 2 inches
  • Body: 1/4 orange, 3/4 black Berlin wool
  • Rib: Flat gold, oval gold, silver thread
  • Hackle: Reddish-brown Spey-cock's hackle
  • Throat: Widgeon
  • Wing: Brown Mallard strips, short

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook, 1 1/2 to 2 inches).
Body: First quarter, orange Berlin wool; remainder, black Berlin wool.
Ribs: Flat gold tinsel, oval gold tinsel, and silver thread.
Hackle: A reddish-brown Spey-cock's hackle.
Throat: Widgeon.
Wings: (As in Black King.)

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Wool - Berlin
1/4 body
Wool - Berlin
3/4 body
Rib Tinsel - Flat Gold      
Tinsel - Oval Gold      
Tinsel - Fine Silver      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Tail
Reddish-brown, spey-cock
Throat Widgeon
Latin: Genus: Mareca
Feather - Flank Natural
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather - Shoulder

Materials in pattern

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