"Greenwell" by Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin

Author Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin
Book How to Dress Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 224


  • Hook: 1 1/4 to 2 inches
  • Tag: Silver
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping. Pair of Jungle Cock
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Pale blue floss
  • Rib: Broad flat silver and twist
  • Hackle: Pale blue
  • Throat: Widgeon
  • Wing: Black white-tipped Turkey tail strips. Teal. Yellow and blue Swan. Bustard, Florican and Golden Pheasant tail. Narrow strips of Pintail and barred Summer Duck
  • Cheeks: Jungle Cock
  • Topping: Golden pheasant topping
  • Horns: Blue and Yellow Macaw

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook,1 1/4 to 2 inches).
Tag: Silver tinsel.
Tail: A topping and a pair of Jungle Cock feathers (back to back).
Butt: Black herl.
Body: Pale blue floss.
Ribs: Broad flat silver tinsel and twist.
Hackle: A pale blue hackle.
Throat: Widgeon.
Wings: (As in Dusty Miller, except that the scarlet and orange Swan in the mixed "sheaths " is replaced by blue Swan.)
Cheeks: Jungle Cock; a topping over.
Horns: Blue and Yellow Macaw.