BARON
(Tied by Maxwell MacPherson, Jr.)

 
 

Tag:        Silver thread and ruby red floss
Tail:        Golden pheasant crest, indian 
              crow, blue chatterer
Butt:        Black herl
Body:       In two equal halves: first half flat
               silver tinsel butted with black herl
               and veiled above and below with
               indian crow; front half black floss
Rib:         Oval silver tinsel
Hackle:    Dark claret hackle over the black floss
Throat:      Jay
Wings:     Golden pheasant tippets; married strips
               of scarlet, blue, and yellow swan; florican,
               bustard, grey turkey tail and golden 
               pheasant tail; married strips of  teal and 
               barred summer duck; narrow strips of 
               brown mallard over top.
Sides:       Jungle cock
Cheeks:    Blue chatterer
Topping:   Golden pheasant crest
Horns:      Blue and yellow macaw
Head:       Black

Size of fly: 5/0

Source: Pryce-Tannatt, T.E. (1914) How to Dress Salmon Flies