Yellow Eagle
Tied by William Hrinko



Yellow Eagle

 

Tag:      Silver tinsel
Tail:      Golden pheasant crest and the tip of a golden pheasant's breast feather
Body:    In equal sections of lemon, bright orange, scarlet and fiery brown seal's fur (or equivalent).
             Body is dressed sparse, but well picked out.
Rib:       Broad silver tinsel and twist
Hackle:  An Eagle's hackle (or substitute such as turkey marabou) with one side stripped, dyed yellow. 
Throat:   Widgeon
Wing:     A pair of light, mottled grey turkey tail strips, set flat.
Sides:     Jungle cock (omitted in fly shown)
Topping: two to three golden pheasant crests (omitted in fly shown)
Note:     Similar to the AVON EAGLE with exception of the wing.
Source:   T.E. Pryce-Tannatt (1914) How to Dress Salmon Flies. London: Adam and Charles Black..