"Carnegie" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 128
Description "A popular fly on South Esk. For personal use I make the butt with scarlet wool."
Tags murray, esk,

Material

  • Tag: Silver twist, scarlet silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, Summer Duck
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: 1/2 yellow silk, veiled with Indian Crow above and below, black herl. 1/2 light blue silk
  • Rib: 1/2 silver, 1/2 oval silver
  • Hackle: Yellow from light blue silk
  • Wing: Golden Pheasant tippet fibres, Yellow and red Swan, Golden Pheasant tail, powdered blue Macaw, Summer Duck
  • Topping: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Side: Jungle Cock
  • Head: Scarlet wool

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and scarlet silk.
TAIL. A topping and Summer Duck.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. In two equal sections: No. 1, yellow silk, ribbed with silver tinsel, butted with Indian Crow above and below, and black
herl. No. 2, light blue silk, ribbed with silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. A yellow hackle from centre.
WINGS. Tippet fibres, Swan dyed yellow and red, Golden Pheasant tail, powdered blue Macaw, Summer Duck, and a topping.
SIDES. Jungle.
HEAD. Scarlet wool.