"Cromarty" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 136
Tags holbrow,


  • Tag: Silver twist, yellow silk
  • Tail: Toucan
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Black silk
  • Ribs: Silver tinsel
  • Hackle: Black from second turn
  • Throat: Blue guinea
  • Wings: Two tippets back to back, veiled with light Bustard, Mallard, Golden Pheasant topping
  • Sides: Yellow and blue Swan
  • Head: Black wool

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and yellow silk.
TAIL. Toucan.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Black silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel.
HACKLE. Black from second turn.
THROAT. Gallina dyed blue.
WINGS. Two tippets (back to back) veiled, T L with light Bustard, Mallard, and a topping.
SIDES. Swan dyed yellow and blue.
HEAD. Black wool.