CHILDERS



CHILDERS

 

Tag:       Silver thread and pale blue floss
Tail: A topping and Indian crow
Butt: Black herl
Body: Golden yellow floss, orange and
fiery brown seal's fur in equal
sections
Ribs: Flat silver tinsel and twist
Hackle: A badger hackle dyed lemon
Throat: Golden pheasant breast feathers,
followed by widgeon
Wings: Mixed -- a pair of golden pheasant
breast feathers, back to back; "married"
of scarlet, blue, orange, and yellow swan;
speckled bustard, florican, golden pheasant
tail, cinnamon and mottled grey turkey
tail
Sides: Barred summer duck strips
Cheeks: Blue chatterer; a topping over all
Horns: Blue and yellow macaw

Tied by William Hrinko.

Reference: Pryce-Tannatt (1914) How to Dress Salmon Flies.
London: Adam and Charles Black