"Strathspey" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 212
Description "For smooth water."
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  • Tag: Silver twist, violet silk
  • Tail: Toucan, four feathers, Teal
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Three turns yellow, violet Seal's fur
  • Ribs: Silver, with fine silver lace between each turn
  • Hackle: Natural blue coch-a-bonddu, dyed Bismarck brown, long
  • Throat: Teal
  • Wings: Plain cinnamon Gled strips, point of a small Teal feather tied flat in between
  • Horns: Blue Macaw

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and violet silk.
TAIL. Toucan (four feathers) and Teal.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Three turns of yellow Seal's fur, followed by violet Seal's fur.
RIBS. Silver tinsel; and fine silver lace running between each turn.
HACKLE. A natural blue coch-a-bonddu (long), tinged in a Bismarck brown.
WINGS. Plain cinnamon Gled (strips) and the point of a small Teal feather tied (flat) in between them.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.