SIR RICHARD



SIR RICHARD

 

Tag:    Silver thread and dark orange floss
Tail:    A topping and indian crow
Butt:    Black herl
Body:   Black floss
Ribs:    Flat silver tinsel and twist
Hackle:  A black hackle (black heron in the
               larger sizes)
Throat:   Speckled gallina
Wings:    Mixed -- "married" strands of scarlet,
               orange, and blue swan, bustard, florican,
               mottled grey turkey tail, and golden
                pheasant tail; a short strip of speckled
               gallina over wing
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