"The Colonel" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 135
Description

"Thurso, Don, and very good on the Wye."

Tags farlow, thurso, don, wye,

Material

  • Tag: Gold twist, yellow silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Body: Two turns of yellow silk, yellow Seal's fur
  • Ribs: Black purse silk, gold lace and silver tinsel. All together
  • Hackle: Yellow from yellow silk
  • Throat: Light Bustard
  • Wings: Strips of dark mottled Turkey, Golden Pheasant tail, and Bustard. Yellow, red and blue Swan. Golden Pheasant topping
  • Horns: Blue Macaw
  • Head: Black wool

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Gold twist and yellow silk.
TAIL. A topping.
BODY. Two turns of yellow silk, followed by yellow Seal's fur.
RIBS. Black purse silk, gold lace, and silver tinsel (together).
HACKLE. A yellow hackle, from yellow silk.
THROAT. Light Bustard.
WINGS. Strips of dark mottled Turkey, Golden Pheasant tail, and Bustard; Swan dyed yellow, red, and blue; and a topping.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Black wool.