Grey Eagle Tied by William Hrinko
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Tag: Silver tinsel Tail: Golden pheasant crest and the tip of a golden pheasant's breast feather Body: Light orange, deep orange, scarlet, and pale blue seal's fur (or equivalent) in equal sections. Dressed thin but well picked out Rib: Flat silver tinsel and silver twist Hackle: An eagle's hackle (one side stripped) from third turn of tinsel. Since eagles are highly protected and cannot be used, an alternative material such as turkey marabou is highly recommended. Throat: Widgeon Wing: Light mottled grey turkey tail strips, set flat. Source: T.E. Pryce-Tannatt (1914) How to Dress Salmon Flies. London: Adam and Charles Black..