"Silver, Lemon and Jay" by Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin

Author Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin
Book How to Dress Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 205


  • Hook: 3/4 to 1 inch
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping, Cock of the Rock in strands
  • Body: Flat silver
  • Throat: Lemon
  • Wing: Golden Pheasant breast, in strands. Covered by Jay wing, secondaries, set upright

Cites list

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Animal Substitutes
Cock of the rock

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook, 3/4 to 1 inch).
Tail: A topping and Cock of the Rock in strands.
Body: Flat silver tinsel.
Throat: Lemon hackle.
Wings: Golden Pheasant breast feather in strands covered by strips of Jay wing feather (secondaries) (set upright).

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Cock of the rock
Latin: Rupicola *
In strands
Body Tinsel - Flat Silver      
Throat Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck Lemon      
Wing Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Chest
In strands
Blue Jay Feather - Wing
Secondaries, set upright

Materials in pattern

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