"Una" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 218
Description "A bright water fly and is often of service in sizes up to No. 2/0. A minute description is given as Una is usually overdressed"

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Material

  • Tag: Silver twist, gold twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, two strands of powdered blue Macaw, four strands of Summer Duck, Chatterer
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: 1/2 embossed silver, butted with black herl. 1/2 embossed gold
  • Rib: 1/2 oval gold, 1/2 oval silver
  • Hackle: One side of blue and claret hackle, from center
  • Throat: Two turns orange, Guinea
  • Wings: Two strips Peacock wing.Veiled with Teal, Guinea underwing. Golden Pheasant tail, Parrot, red Macaw, Summer Duck, Powdered blue Macaw, Mallard, Golden Pheasant topping
  • Horns: Blue Macaw
  • Cheeks: Indian Crow, Chatterer
  • Head: Black herl

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and gold twist.
TAIL. A topping, two strands of powdered blue Macaw, four strands of Summer Duck, and Chatterer.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. In two equal sections; No. 1, of silver embossed tinsel, ribbed with gold tinsel (oval) and butted with black herl; No. 2, of gold embossed tinsel, and ribbed with silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. One side of a blue, and one side of a claret hackle, from centre.
THROAT. Two turns of orange hackle and Gallina.
WINGS. Two strips of Peacock wing, veiled with Teal and Gallina, (underwing) ; Golden Pheasant tail, Parrot, red Macaw, Summer Duck, Powdered blue Macaw, Mallard, and a topping.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
CHEEKS. Indian Crow and Chatterer.
HEAD. Black herl.