"Lee Blue And Grey" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 181
Tags haynes, lee,


  • Tag: Silver twist  yellow wool
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, Indian Crow
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: 1/2 blue Seal's fur, 1/2 silver Monkey
  • Hackle: Blue over blue, 1/2 irish-grey
  • Ribs: Silver
  • Throat: Yellow
  • Wings: Golden Pheasant tippet in strands, Bustard, Golden Pheasant tail, Summer Duck. Yellow, red and blue Swan. Mallard, two Golden Pheasant toppings
  • Cheeks: Chatterer
  • Horns: Amherst Pheasant
  • Head: Black herl

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and yellow wool.
TAIL. A topping and Indian Crow.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. In two equal divisions of blue Seal's fur with a blue hackle along it, and silver Monkey with an Irish-grey hackle.
RIBS. Silver tinsel.
THROAT. A yellow hackle.
WINGS. Tippet (strands), Bustard, Golden Pheasant tail, Summer Duck, Swan dyed yellow, red, and blue; Mallard, and two toppings.
CHEEKS. Chatterer.
HORNS. Amherst Pheasant.
HEAD. Black herl.