"Sir Richard" by Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin

Author Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin
Book How to Dress Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 222


  • Hook: 1 1/4 to 3 inches
  • Tag: Silver thread, dark orange floss
  • Tail: A topping and Indian Crow
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Black floss
  • Rib: Flat silver and twist
  • Hackle: Black hackle (black Heron in the bigger sizes)
  • Throat: Guinea
  • Wing: Mixed. Scarlet, orange and blue Swan. Bustard, Florican, mottled grey Turkey tail and Golden Pheasant tail. Short strip of Guinea wing
  • Cheeks: Blue Chatterer
  • Topping: Golden pheasant topping
  • Horns: Blue and Yellow Macaw

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook, 1 1/4 to 3 inches).
Tag: Silver thread and dark orange floss.
Tail : A topping and Indian Crow.
Butt: Black herl.
Body: Black floss.
Ribs: Flat silver tinsel and twist.
Hackle: A black hackle (black Heron in the bigger sizes).
Throat: Speckled Gallina.
Wings: Mixed "married " strands of scarlet, orange, and blue Swan, Bustard, Florican, mottled grey Turkey tail, and Golden Pheasant tail; a short strip of Speckled Gallina wing over.
Cheeks: Blue Chatterer; a topping over all.
Horns: Blue and Yellow Macaw.