"The Little Inky-Boy" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 214
Description "Long experience decides this to be one of the best Summer flies for general use. Several nondescripts of mine take the character of The Little Inky-boy, the gut being dyed in different colours. These patterns are best made with thin bodies and light wings."
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Material

  • Tag: Silver twist, one turn crimson Berlin wool
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Body: Fine Trout gut dyed black, closely coiled
  • Throat: Three turns silver coch-a-bonddu dyed yellow
  • Wings: A few Golden Pheasant tippet strands, two narrow strips of unbarred Summer Duck, Golden Pheasant topping

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and one turn of crimson Berlin wool.
TAIL. A topping.
BODY. Fine Trout gut dyed black, closely coiled.
THROAT. Three turns of silver coch-a-bonddu dyed yellow.
WINGS. A few tippet strands, two narrow strips of unbarred Summer Duck and a topping.