"Glentana" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 153

"An old Dee fly."

Tags garden, dee,


  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant red breast feather
  • Body: 1/3 light orange, 2/3 light claret Seal's fur
  • Ribs: Silver lace, silver
  • Hackle: Black Heron, from orange fur
  • Throat: Widgeon
  • Wings: Two strips of plain cinnamon Turkey with light points

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. Red breast feather of Golden Pheasant.
BODY. One-third light orange Seal's fur ; and light claret Seal's fur.
RIBS. Silver lace and silver tinsel.
HACKLE. Black Heron, from orange fur.
THROAT. Widgeon.
WINGS. Two strips of plain cinnamon Turkey showing light points.