"Glen Grant" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 153
"An old standard on the Spey."
Tags grant, spey,


  • Tail: Golden Pheasant yellow rump
  • Body: Three turns yellow, black wool
  • Ribs: Silver lace, silver
  • Hackle: Black Spey Cock hackle from end of body, tied in at root, wound reverse, crossing the ribs
  • Throat: Teal
  • Wings: Three sets Jungle Cock: one long, one reaching half way, one short, Teal
  • Head: Yellow wool

Original material

As written in the book:

TAIL. Golden Pheasant yellow rump (point).
BODY. Yellow wool three turns, and black wool.
RIBS. Silver lace and silver tinsel (usual way).
HACKLE. A black Spey Cock hackle from end of body, but wound from root the reverse way crossing over ribs.
WINGS. Two long Jungle (back to back) two reaching half way, and two still shorter, and Teal.
HEAD. Yellow wool.