"Charlie" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 130
Tags dundas,


  • Tag: Silver twist, light blue silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Body: Yellow and black Seal's fur
  • Rib: Oval silver
  • Hackle: Black from yellow fur
  • Throat: Blue Jay. For larger patterns blue Guinea
  • Underwing: Golden Pheasant tippet fibres, Golden Pheasant tail and Teal
  • Wing: Dark mottled Turkey, Bustard, Widgeon, Peacock wing. Yellow, red and light blue Swan
  • Roof: Mallard
  • Horn: Blue Macaw
  • Cheek: Chatterer

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and light blue silk.
TAIL. A topping.
BODY. Yellow and black Seal's fur equally divided.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Black hackle from yellow fur
THROAT. Jay; but for larger patterns Gallina dyed blue.
WINGS. Tippet fibres, Golden Pheasant tail, and Teal for underwing ; dark mottled Turkey, Bustard, Widgeon, Peacock wing, Swan dyed yellow, red, and light blue; and Mallard.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
CHEEKS. Chatterer (formerly Kingfisher).