"The Denison" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 139
Description

"An old standard on the Ness."

Tags denison, ness,

Material

  • Tag: Silver twist, claret and yellow silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, Summer Duck
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: 1/2 oval fine silver, light blue silk
  • Ribs: Oval silver
  • Hackle: Light blue from center
  • Throat: Blue Jay
  • Wings: Two Golden Pheasant tippets back to back enveloping two extended Jungle Cock. Veiled with yellow rump of Golden Pheasant on each side, Teal, and a Golden Pheasant topping
  • Horns: Blue Macaw
  • Head: Black herl

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist, claret and yellow silk.
TAIL. A topping and Summer Duck.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Silver tinsel (oval, fine, to centre) followed by light blue silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. A light blue hackle, from centre.
THROAT. Jay.
WiNGS. Two tippets (back to back) enveloping two extended Jungle, veiled with yellow rump of Golden Pheasant on each side, Teal, and a topping.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Black herl.