"The Widgeon" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 220
Description "A successful Irish pattern dressed on small double hooks"
Tags enright, irish,


  • Tag: Silver twist, orange silk
  • Tail: Toucan, Indian Crow
  • Body: Mauve silk
  • Ribs: Silver
  • Throat: Widgeon
  • Wings: Golden Pheasant tippet in strands, yellow Swan, Parrot, Ibis, Guinea, Mallard
  • Cheeks: Indian Crow
  • Head: Orange herl

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and orange silk.
TAIL. Toucan and Indian Crow.
BODY. Mauve silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel.
THROAT. Widgeon.
WINGS. Tippet strands, Swan dyed yellow, Parrot, Ibis, Gallina, and Mallard.
CHEEKS. Indian Crow.
HEAD. Orange herl.