"John Campbell" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 173
Description "A good fly on the Usk, Tweed, and Dee, and said to be an old standard on many other rivers."
Tags wright, usk, tweed, dee,

Material

  • Tag: Silver twist, orange silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Black silk
  • Ribs: Silver lace, silver tinsel
  • Hackle: Natural black, from center
  • Throat: Orange
  • Wings: Golden Pheasant tippet in strands. Pintail, Florican, light and dark Bustard, Golden Pheasant tail, yellow Swan, Mallard, Golden Pheasant topping
  • Horns: Blue Macaw
  • Cheeks: Chatterer
  • Head: Black herl

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and orange silk.
TAIL. A topping.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Black silk.
RIBS. Silver lace and silver tinsel.
HACKLE. Natural black, from centre.
THROAT. An orange hackle.
WINGS. Tippet strands; Pintail, Florican, light and dark Bustard, Golden Pheasant tail, Swan dyed yellow, Mallard, and a topping.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
CHEEKS. Chatterer.
HEAD. Black herl.