"Green Peacock" 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
  • Tag: Silver thread, golden yellow floss
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping
  • Body: Pale blue floss
  • Rib: Oval silver
  • Throat: Pale blue
  • Wing: Peacock sword

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Animal Substitutes

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook, 3/4 to 1 1/8 inches).
Tag: Silver thread and golden yellow floss.
Tail: A topping.
Body: Pale blue floss.
Ribs: Oval silver tinsel.
Throat: A pale blue hackle.
Wings: Peacock sword feather in strips.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel Silver      
Floss Yellow - Golden      
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Body Floss Blue - pale      
Rib Tinsel - Oval Silver      
Throat Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck Blue - pale      
Wing Peacock
Latin: Pavo cristatus
Feather - Tail

Materials in pattern

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