"Black Dose" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 115
Description "One of the original standards invented and introduced into use by Bernard for my Father."
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Material

  • Tag: Silver twist, light orange silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, teal, Ibis
  • Body: Three turns light blue, black seal's fur
  • Rib: Silver
  • Hackle: Natural black from blue Seal's fur
  • Throat: Light plum-claret
  • Underwing: Two Golden Pheasant tippets, back to back,
  • Wing: Teal, light mottled Turkey, Golden Pheasant tail, unbarred Summer Duck, Peacock herl, Ibis, green Parrot, Mallard
  • Horn: Blue Macaw
  • Head: Black herl

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and light orange silk.
TAIL. A topping, Teal and Ibis.
BODY. Three turns light blue Seal's fur, followed by black Seal's fur.
RIBS. Silver tinsel.
HACKLE. Natural black, from blue Seal's fur.
THROAT. Light plum-claret hackle.
WINGS. Two tippets (back to back) veiled with Teal, light mottled Turkey, Golden Pheasant tail, unbarred Summer Duck, Peacock herl, Ibis, green Parrot, and Mallard.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Black herl.