"Butterscotch" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 125
"A useful bright-water pattern for rivers that are fished with dark flies in bright weather."

Tags kelson,


  • Tag: Silver twist, violet silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Butt: Scarlet wool
  • Body: Black silk
  • Rib: Oval silver
  • Hackle: Black from second turn
  • Throat: Blue Jay
  • Wing: Two strips of plain cinnamon Turkey

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and violet silk. (Gold twist and gold ribs in Autumn).
TAIL. A topping.
BUTT. Scarlet wool.
BODY. Black silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Black hackle from second turn.
WINGS. Two strips of plain cinnamon Turkey.