"The Silver Grey" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 206
Description "This fly is used with success on all rivers."
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Material

  • Tag: Silver twist, yellow silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, two strands blue Macaw, unbarred Summer Duck
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Flat silver
  • Ribs: Oval silver
  • Hackle: Silver coch-a-bonddu hackle along the body
  • Throat: Widgeon
  • Wings: Golden Pheasant tippet and tail in strands, Bustard, yellow Swan, Amherst Pheasant, Guinea, powdered blue Macaw, Mallard, grey Mallard, Golden Pheasant topping
  • Horns: Blue Macaw
  • Sides: Jungle
  • Head: Black Berlin wool

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and yellow silk.
TAIL. Topping, two strands blue Macaw, and unbarred Summer Duck.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Silver tinsel (flat).
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. A silver coch-a-bonddu hackle along the body.
THROAT. Widgeon.
WINGS. Golden Pheasant tippet and tail in strands, Bustard, Swan dyed yellow, Amherst Pheasant, Gallina, powdered blue Macaw, Mallard, grey Mallard, and a topping.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
SIDES. Jungle.
HEAD. Black Berlin wool.