GREEN HIGHLANDER



GREEN HIGHLANDER

 

Tag:      Silver tinsel and orange floss
(Note: Pryce-Tannatt has no orange
floss in tag)
Tail: A topping and barred summer duck
Butt: Black herl
Body: First quarter, golden yellow floss;
remainder, bright green floss
Ribs: Oval silver tinsel
Hackle: A grass-green hackle
Throat: A lemon hackle
Wings: Mixed -- tippet in strands; "married"
strands of yellow, orange, and green
swan, florican, peacock wing, and
golden pheasant tail; "married" narrow
strips of teal and barred summer duck;
narrow strips of brown mallard over
Sides: Jungle cock
Cheeks: Indian crow; 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