"Lady Caroline" 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
  • Tail: Golden pheasant breast
  • Body: 1/3 Olive green, 2/3 light brown Berlin wool
  • Rib: Flat gold, silver and gold oval
  • Hackle: Grey Heron hackle from end of body, tied in at the point
  • Throat: Golden Pheasant breast
  • Wing: Brown Mallard strips, short

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook, 1 1/2 to 2 inches).
Tail: Golden Pheasant breast feathers in strands.
Body: Olive green and light brown Berlin wools wound together in the proportion of two strands of the latter to one of the former.
Ribs : Flat gold tinsel, and oval silver and gold tinsels.
Hackle: A grey Heron hackle as in the preceding pattern.
Throat: Golden Pheasant breast feather.
Wings: (As in Black King.)

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Chest Natural
Body Wool
Olive green, 1/3 body
Wool - Berlin
Light brown, 2/3 body
Rib Tinsel - Flat Gold      
Tinsel - Oval Silver      
Tinsel - Oval Gold      
Hackle Heron
Latin: Family: Ardeidae
From end of body, tied in at tip
Throat Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Chest Natural
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather - Shoulder Brown      

Materials in pattern

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