Gold Riach (Reeach) E
Gold Reeach : A.E. Knox 1872 (Old spey flies from Shanks of Craigellachie)
Body : Black berlin wool. Tip of the tail sometimes finnished with orange silk.
Ribs : Three bars of flat gold tinsel, between which are three very fine gold beading.
Hackle : Red cock hackle from the tail coverts, soft and fine, along the body of the fly.
Throat : Teal or guinea fowl.
Wing : Mallard.
Gold Riach : Price-Tannat.
Boddy : First quarter, orange Berlin wool; remainder, black wool.
Ribs : Flat golden tinsel, oval golden tinsel and silver thread.
Hackle : A reddish brown Spey cock's hackle.
Throat : Widgeon..
Wing : Brown Mallard strips (short).
Gold Riach : Hardy and Kelson ( Riach).
Body : Orange berlin wool three turns, followed by black wool.Ribs : From different starting points, of gold tinsel (narrow), gold twist, and silver twist, not wound as usual butin the reverse way (towards head) and placed an equal distance apart.Hackle : A red spey cock from end of body, wound from the root of feather instead of from the point of it,and crossing over the ribs the whole way.Throat : Teal, two turns.Wings : Two short strips of mallard with brown mottled points and grey mottled roots.