Dr. Burke & Dr. Burke Variation
Created by Dr. Edgar Burke. Tied by Don Bastian



 

DR. BURKE:

Tag:           Flat gold tinsel
Tail:           Fifteen peacock sword fibers
Body:         Medium flat silver tinsel
Rib:            Narrow oval silver tinsel
Throat:       Yellow hackle fibers
Wing:          Four white saddle hackles
Cheek:        Jungle cock
Source:       Bates, J. (1950, 1966, 1995) Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing, p.263; Stewart, D. and Leeman, B. (1982) Trolling 
                    Flies for Trout and Salmon, p.100; Leonard, J.E. (1950, 1982) Flies. p. 262; Bergman, R. (1938) Trout, p.500

DR. BURKE VARIATION:
Tail:            Fifteen peacock sword fibers
Body:         Medium flat silver tinsel
Throat:       Yellow hackle fibers
Wing:          Four white saddle hackles
Cheek:        Jungle cock
Source:       Leonard, J.E. (1950, 1982) Flies. p. 262; Bergman, R. (1947) With Fly, Plug and Bait, p. 628