"The Dalhousie" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Description "A good killer on North Esk"
Tags murray, esk,


  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: 1/2 gold embossed tinsel, 1/2 black silk
  • Ribs: Oval silver
  • Hackle: Orange from center
  • Wings: Two strips of Golden Pheasant tippet, Golden Pheasant tail, Pintail, Golden Pheasant topping
  • Sides: Jungle Cock

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. A topping.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Gold embossed tinsel, first half, followed by black silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Orange hackle, from centre.
WINGS. Two strips of tippet, Golden Pheasant tail, Pintail, and a topping.
SIDES. Jungle.