"The Green Peacock" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 163
Description "On blazing, bright, hot days, during June and July, there is no fly so fatal on the Dee, taking the river all over, as the Green Peacock dressed on Nos. 7, 8, and 9 double hooks. Brown of George Street and Garden of Union Street always dress it true to pattern."
Tags murdoch, dee,


  • Tag: Silver twist, yellow silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Body: Light blue silk
  • Ribs: Oval
  • Throat: Light blue
  • Wings: Peacock herl, sword feather

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and yellow silk.
TAIL. A topping.
BODY. Light blue silk.
RIBS. Oval tinsel.
THROAT. Light blue hackle.
WINGS. Peacock herl, sword feather.