"Moray Doone" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 189
Description "A good early fly on the Dee, Spey, etc."

Tags kelson, dee, spey,


  • Tag: Silver twist, pink silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, Peacock wing, Summer Duck
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Yellow quill, four turns of red-orange Seal's fur at throat
  • Ribs: Narrow oval silver, flat broad silver
  • Hackle: Silver coch-a-bonddu from second turn. Yellow hen Pheasant from Seal's fur
  • Throat: Widgeon
  • Wings: Two Golden Pheasant tippets back to back, two extending Jungle Cock, yellow and red-orange Swan, two Golden Pheasant toppings
  • Sides: Jungle Cock
  • Horns: Blue Macaw
  • Head: Black herl

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and pink silk.
TAIL. A topping, Peacock wing and Summer Duck.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Quill dyed yellow, with four turns of red-orange Seal's fur at throat.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval, narrow) and silver tinsel (flat, broad).
HACKLE. A silver coch-a-bonddu from second turn ; hen Pheasant hackle dyed yellow from Seal's fur.
THROAT. Widgeon.
WINGS. Two tippets (back to back), two extending Jungle (one on each side), Swan dyed yellow and red-orange, and two toppings.
SIDES. Jungle.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Black herl.