"The Badger" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 108
Description "This summer pattern, used on the Dee, is dressed on very small double hooks."
Tags garden,


  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, Golden Pheasant tippet strands
  • Body: Crimson Seal's fur
  • Rib: Oval silver
  • Throat: Silver furnace
  • Wings: Mottled Turkey, light, two strips

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. A topping and tippet strands.
BODY. Crimson Seal's fur.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
THROAT. A natural silver furnace hackle.
WINGS. Two strips of light, mottled Turkey.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel - Twist Silver      
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Neck
In strands
Body Seal Fur Crimson      
Rib Tinsel - Oval Silver      
Throat Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Furnace Silver      
Other Turkey
Latin: Genus: Meleagris
Mottled, light

Materials in pattern

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