"General Summer" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 152
"Invariably used on the Erne and most other Irish rivers. Also a good fly on the Usk.
Tags summer, erne, irish, usk,


  • Tag: Gold twist, gold silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Body: Claret Seal's fur
  • Ribs: Oval gold
  • Hackle: Claret, from second turn
  • Throat: Blue Jay
  • Wings: Mallard
  • Horns: Blue Macaw

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Gold twist and gold silk.
TAIL. A topping.
BODY. Claret Seal's fur.
RIBS. Gold tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Claret, from second turn.
WINGS. Mallard.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.