"The Mystery" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 191
Description "With this pattern the inventor killed his memorable Salmon weighing 57 Ibs. in the Suir. The fly is very popular in the neighbourhood of Cashel."
Tags maher, cashel, suir,


  • Tag: Silver twist, gold silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Gold silk
  • Ribs: Oval silver
  • Hackle: Natural blue-dun, from second turn
  • Throat: Claret
  • Wings: Two strips yellow Swan, Golden Pheasant topping
  • Horns: Red Macaw
  • Cheeks: Chatterer

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and gold silk.
TAIL. A topping.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Gold silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Natural blue-dun, from second turn.
THROAT. A claret hackle.
WINGS. Two strips Swan dyed yellow and a topping.
HORNS. Red Macaw.
CHEEKS. Chatterer.