"The Red Rover" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 200
Description "An old standard on the North-east coast of Scotland"
Tags murray,


  • Tag: Silver twist, yellow silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Magenta Berlin wool
  • Ribs: Oval silver
  • Hackle: Yellow, from second turn
  • Throat: Red
  • Wings: Golden Pheasant tippet, Peacock wing, Bustard, red Swan, Golden Pheasant tail and topping
  • Sides: Jungle Cock

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and yellow silk.
TAIL. A topping.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Majenta Berlin wool.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Yellow hackle, from second turn.
THROAT. A red hackle.
WINGS. Tippet, Peacock wing, Bustard, Swan dyed red, Golden Pheasant tail, and a topping.
SIDES. Jungle.