Grey Eagle
Tied by William Hrinko



 

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..