|Author||Kelson, George M.|
|Book||The Salmon Fly|
|Description||"A well-known old standard. Kills well on the Bundrowes and Blackwater; an excellent low-water fly on the Shannon and a general favourite throughout Scotland and Wales."
|Tags||farlow, bundrowes, blackwater, shannon,|
As written in the book:
TAG. Silver twist and light bine silk.
TAIL. A topping.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Four turns of claret silk, followed by dark yellow silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (broad).
HACKLE. Claret hackle, from claret silk.
WINGS. Two tippets (back to back) capped with Golden Pheasant tail, Bustard, Peacock wing ; red, and blue Macaw, and a topping.
SIDES. A narrow strip of Summer Duck.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Black herl.