|Author||Kelson, George M.|
|Book||The Salmon Fly|
|"Used on the Earn, Aberdeenshire Dec, Teviot, Blackwater (Mallow district), Usk and Wye"
|Tags||kelson, earn, aberdeenshire, teviot, blackwater, usk, wye,|
- Tag: Gold twist, light blue silk
- Tail: Toucan, Ibis, Amherst Pheasant
- Butt: Black herl
- Body: 1/3 buttercup, 2/3 black silk
- Hackle: Red-orange over black
- Throat: Blue Jay
- Ribs: Oval gold
- Wings: Two strips of Mandarin Drake, Golden Pheasant topping
- Horns: Blue Macaw
- Head: Black herl
As written in the book:
TAG. Gold twist and light blue silk.
TAIL. Toucan, Ibis, and Amherst Pheasant.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. One third of buttercup silk and black silk, having a red-orange hackle down it.
RIBS. Gold tinsel (oval).
WINGS. Two spreading strips of the Mandarin Drake, white tipped (a fair imitation is occasionally found on the domestic Mallard) and a topping.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Black herl.