"Purple King" by Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin

Author Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin
Book How to Dress Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 234


  • Hook: 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches
  • Body: Purple Berlin wool
  • Rib: Flat gold, lilac floss, gold thread
  • Hackle: Bronze-black Spey-cock's hackle
  • Throat: Teal
  • Wing: Brown Mallard strips, short

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook, 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches).
Body: Purple Berlin wool.
Ribs: Flat gold tinsel, lilac floss, and gold thread.
Hackle: A bronze-black Spey-cock's hackle.
Throat: Teal.
Wings: (As in Black King.)

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Wool - Berlin Purple      
Rib Tinsel - Flat Gold      
Tinsel - Fine Gold      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Tail
Bronze-black, spey-cock
Throat Teal
Latin: Anas crecca
Feather - Flank Natural
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather - Shoulder Brown      

Materials in pattern

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