Abinger (Tied by Syd Glasso)

 

Tag:        Silver twist and yellow silk

Tail:        Golden pheasant crest and teal

Body:       Yellow, light claret, blue and  black seal's fur respectively, in equal parts

Rib:         Silver tinsel (oval)

Hackle:    Natural black hackler , from claret fur

Throat:     Jay

Wings:     Tippet and gallina in strands, teal, mallard

Topping:   Golden pheasant crest

Horns:      Amherst pheasant

 

Source: Kelson, G.M. (1895) The Salmon Fly

 

Note:  This 2/0 salmon fly was purchased

from the Joseph Bates' estate fly auction.