"Bumbee" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 124
Description "A good fly in summer on the Dee; it is usually dressed on small double hooks."

Tags garden, dee,


  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Orange wool, short
  • Body: 1/3 orange wool, 2/3 black Seal's fur
  • Rib: Oval silver
  • Throat: Coch-a-bonddu
  • Wing: Mallard

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. A tuft of orange wool (short).
BODY. One-third orange wool, followed by black Seal's fur.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
THROAT. A coch-a-bonddu hackle.
WINGS. Mallard.