"Bo Peep" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 122
Description "A very good fly in hot weather when the fish are sulky and settled down in small streamy Catches. It should be dressed thinly and very small."
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Material

  • Tag: Silver twist, plenty
  • Tail: Three Toucan, two small Chatterer back to back
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Three equal sections of fine oval silver. #1: veiled with Toucan above and below, black herl. #2, Veiled with Indian Crow above and below, black herl
  • Throat: Double Chatterer back to back
  • Wing: Ibis and red Macaw in fibres, three Golden Pheasant toppings
  • Horns: Amherst Pheasant
  • Head: Black herl

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist (plenty).
TAIL. Toucan (three) and two small Chatterer (back to back).
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. In three equal sections of silver tinsel (oval, the finest): No. 1, butted with Toucan above and below, followed by black herl. No. 2, butted with Indian Crow above and below, followed by black herl.
THROAT. (or No. 3 section) Double Chatterer feathers (back to back) on off and on near side.
WINGS. Ibis and red Macaw in fibres, and three toppings.
HORNS. Amherst Pheasant.
HEAD. Black herl.