"Powell's Fancy" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 196
Tags powell,


  • Tag: Gold twist, dark blue silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Body: Red-orange Seal's fur
  • Ribs: Oval gold
  • Hackle: Red-orange, from second turn
  • Throat: Blue Jay
  • Wings: Golden Pheasant tippet strands. Yellow, red-orange and dark blue Swan. Peacock wing, Bustard, dark mottled Turkey, Guinea, Mallard
  • Horns: Blue Macaw
  • Head: Black wool

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Gold twist and dark blue silk.
TAIL. A topping.
BODY. Red-orange Seal's fur.
RIBS. Gold tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Red-orange, from second turn.
WINGS. Tippet strands, Swan dyed yellow, red-orange and dark blue Peacock wing, Bustard; dark mottled Turkey, Gallina and Mallard.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Black wool.