"The Dirty Orange" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 140
Description "Introduced for me by Farlow many years since."
Tags kelson, farlow,

Material

  • Tag: Gold twist, light blue silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, strands of Golden Pheasant tippet
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Two turns of light orange silk, light dirty-orange Seal's fur
  • Ribs: Oval gold
  • Hackle: Light dirty-orange from silk
  • Throat: Blue Jay
  • Wings: In strands: Ginger Turkey strips. Guinea, red Golden Pheasant breast. Bustard, Peacock herl, Golden Pheasant tail, strands of black Turkey white tipped, red Macaw, dirty orange and dark blue Swan, Mallard
  • Sides: Summer Duck
  • Horns: Blue Macaw
  • Head: Black herl

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Gold twist and light blue silk.
TAIL. A topping and strands of tippet.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Two turns of light orange silk, followed by light dirty-orange Seal's fur.
RIBS. Gold tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Light dirty-orange from silk.
THROAT. Jay.
WINGS. Ginger Turkey (strips); Gallina, red breast of Golden Pheasant, in strands; Bustard, Peacock herl, Golden Pheasant tail, strands of black Turkey white tipped, red Macaw, Swan dyed dirty-orange and dark blue; and Mallard.
SIDES. Summer Duck.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Black herl.