From: Favorite Flies (1892) Mary Orvis Marbury

Tied by Paul Rossman

A representation of how American-tied salmon flies looked in the 1890s


Tag:       Fine oval silver tinsel and yellow floss

Tail:       Golden pheasant crest and Indian crow

Butt:       Red wool

Body:      Flat silver tinsel

Rib:        Fine oval silver tinsel

Throat:    Blue followed by red hackle

Wing:      Golden pheasant tippets, back to back; partially

              veiled by married strips of red swan, golden

               pheasant tail, and speckled bustard

Cheek:     Blue chatterer

Topping:  Golden pheasant crest

Head:       Black wool