"Grey Eagle" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 164
Description "A well-known dark water fly on the Dee."

Tags jewhurst, dee,

Material

  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant red breast
  • Body: Yellow, light blue and scarlet Seal's fur
  • Ribs: Silver lace, silver
  • Hackle: Grey Eagle, from blue fur
  • Throat: Widgeon, or Teal for large patterns
  • Wings: Two strips of brown mottled Turkey, with black bars and white points

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. Red breast feather of the Golden Pheasant.
BODY. Yellow, light blue, and scarlet Seal's fur.
RIBS. Silver lace and silver tinsel.
HACKLE. Grey Eagle, from blue fur.
THROAT. Widgeon (Teal for large patterns).
WINGS. Two strips of brown mottled Turkey, with black bars and white points.