"The Black Doctor" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 114
"An old and general favourite."
Tags wright,


  • Tag: Silver twist, yellow silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, Chatterer
  • Butt: Scarlet Berlin wool
  • Body: Black silk
  • Rib: Oval silver
  • Hackle: Blue from second turn
  • Throat: Blue Jay
  • Wing: Golden Pheasant tippet in strands. Pintail, dark mottled Turkey, blue and yellow Swan, Red Macaw, Guinea, Golden Pheasant tail
  • Roof: Mallard
  • Topping: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Horn: Blue Macaw
  • Cheeks: Chatterer
  • Head: Scarlet Berlin wool

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and yellow silk.
TAIL. A topping and Chatterer.
BUTT. Scarlet Berlin wool.
BODY. Black silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Blue hackle from second turn.
WINGS. Tippet in strands; Pintail, dark mottled Turkey, Swan dyed blue and yellow, Red Macaw, Gallina, Golden Pheasant tail, Mallard and a topping.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
CHEEKS. Chatterer.
HEAD. Scarlet Berlin wool.