|Author||Kelson, George M.|
|Book||The Salmon Fly|
"This old standard of my Father's is a useful fly on the Lee and other Irish waters. "
|Tags||kelson, lee, irish,|
- Tag: Silver twist, yellow silk
- Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
- Butt: Black herl
- Body: Donkey's fur, or Silver Monkey's fur
- Ribs: Silver
- Hackle: Natural blue-dun, from second turn
- Throat: Blue Jay
- Wings: Golden Pheasant Tippet, Teal, Golden Pheasant tail, grey Mallard, dark mottled Turkey, yellow and red Swan, Mallard
- Horns: Blue Macaw
- Head: Black herl
As written in the book:
TAG. Silver twist and yellow silk.
TAIL. A topping.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Donkey's fur (now, Silver Monkey's fur).
RIBS. Silver tinsel.
HACKLE. A transparent natural blue-dun hackle, from second turn.
WINGS. Tippet, Teal, and Golden Pheasant tail, grey Mallard, dark mottled Turkey, Swan dyed yellow and red ; and Mallard.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Black herl.