"The Blue Charm" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 119
Description "A good summer fly used chiefly on the Dee, and dressed on small double hooks."
Tags brown, dee,

Material

  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Body: Claret silk
  • Rib: Oval silver
  • Throat: Blue
  • Wing: Broad strips of Mallard, two narrow strips of Teal above
  • Topping: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Head: Black wool

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. A topping.
BODY. Claret silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
THROAT. Blue hackle.
WINGS. Broad strips of Mallard, two narrow strips of Teal above and a topping.
HEAD. Black wool.