Popham 
(Tied by Maxwell MacPherson, Jr.)



Popham

 

Tag:       Silver tinsel  
Tail:       Golden pheasant crest and 
             indian crow 
Butt:      Black herl  
Body:     In three equal sections of orange,
             lemon yellow, and pale blue floss;
             the first and second sections butted
             with black herl and all sections 
             veiled above and below with indian
             crow.
Ribbing:  Oval gold tinsel for first two section; 
              oval silver tinsel for front section
Throat:    Eurasian jay
Wings:      Golden pheasant tippet; married strands
                of scarlet, blue, orange, and yellow swan,
                and golden pheasant tail; peacock sword
                over top
Sides:        Barred summer duck
Topping:   Two or three golden pheasant crests
Horns:      Blue and gold macaw

Size of fly: 5/0

Source: Dressing from Pryce-Tannatt (1914) How to Dress Salmon Flies