"Dunkeld" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 143
"This old standard pattern has undergone considerable change of "toilette," and is now universally dressed as above. Formerly the body was made with gold embossed tinsel, which I prefer. I believe it was invented by W. J. Davidson."


  • Tag: Gold twist, orange silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, Jungle Cock
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Gold
  • Ribs: Oval gold
  • Hackle: Orange from second turn
  • Throat: Blue Jay
  • Wings: Two strips of Peacock wing, Mallard, Golden Pheasant topping
  • Horns: Blue and red Macaw
  • Cheeks: Chatterer

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Gold twist and orange silk.
TAIL. A topping, and point of Jungle.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Gold tinsel.
RIBS. Gold tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Orange hackle, from second turn.
WINGS. Two strips of Peacock wing, Mallard, and a topping.
HORNS. Blue and red Macaw.
CHEEKS. Chatterer.