"The Black Prince" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 117
"This is generally used as an 'Exaggeration'"
Tags traherne,


  • Tag: Silver twist, dark yellow silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Silver in three equal sections. Each section butted above and below with two black Indian Crow feathers, black herl
  • Wing: Five or six Golden Pheasant toppings
  • Horn: Blue Macaw
  • Head: Black herl

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and dark yellow silk.
TAIL. A topping.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Three equal sections of silver tinsel (flat) butted above and below, with two black feathers (back to back)' from the nape of the Indian Crow, and black herl.
WINGS. Five or six toppings.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Black herl.