"The Black Fancy" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 253


  • Tag: Silver twist, medium blue silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, Chatterer
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Black silk
  • Ribs: Oval silver
  • Throat: Black, Blue Jay
  • Wings: Two short Golden Pheasant tippets back to back, veiled on each side with Mallard, two Golden Pheasant toppings
  • Cheeks: Chatterer

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and medium blue silk.
TAIL. A topping and Chatterer.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Black silk.
BIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
THROAT. Black hackle and Jay.
WINGS. Two short tippets (back to back) veiled on each side with projecting Mallard and two toppings.
CHEEKS. In this variety only, Chatterer.