"Teal and Red" by Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin

Author Pryce-Tannatt, Thomas Edwin
Book How to Dress Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 206


  • Hook: 3/4 to 1 1/8 inches
  • Tag: Silver thread, lemon floss
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping
  • Body: Two turns bright orange, bright scarlet Seal's fur
  • Hackle: Furnace or fiery brown
  • Rib: Oval silver
  • Wing: Teal, Widgeon or Pintail, set horizontally

Original material

As written in the book:

(hook, 3/4 to 1 1/8 inches).
Tag: Silver thread and lemon floss.
Tail: A topping.
Body: Two turns of bright orange Seal's fur; remainder, bright scarlet Seal's fur.
Hackle: A furnace or fiery brown hackle.
Ribs: Oval silver tinsel.
Wings: Teal, Widgeon, or Pintail strips (set horizontally).

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel Silver      
Floss Lemon      
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Body Seal Fur
Two turns, bright
Seal Fur
Bright scarlet
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Furnace
Or fiery brown
Rib Tinsel - Oval Silver      
Wing Teal
Latin: Anas crecca
Feather - Flank
Or Widgeon or Pintal. Set horizontally

Materials in pattern

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