|Author||Kelson, George M.|
|Book||The Salmon Fly|
|Description||"A standard fly on the Dee, which, when dressed with a red breast hackle of the Golden Pheasant and with white (strips) wings, is known by the name of 'The Killer.'"
- Tag: Silver twist
- Tail: Golden Pheasant red breast feather
- Body: Yellow, light blue, scarlet Seal's fur
- Ribs: Silver lace, silver
- Hackle: Natural grey Heron, from blue fur
- Throat: Widgeon, or Teal for large patterns
- Wings: Two strips of plain, cinnamon Turkey
As written in the book:
TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. Red breast feather of the Golden Pheasant.
BODY. Yellow, light blue, and scarlet Seal's fur.
RIBS. Silver lace and silver tinsel.
HACKLE. Natural grey Heron, from blue fur.
THROAT. Widgeon (Teal, large patterns).
WINGS. Two strips of plain, cinnamon Turkey.