"The Bruce" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 124
Description "The Bruce kills well on the Test."
Tags bruce, test,


  • Tag: Good amount of silver twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Butt Black herl
  • Body: Silver tinsel
  • Rib: Oval silver
  • Hackle: Claret, from second turn
  • Throat: Guinea
  • Wing: Silver mottled Turkey, Golden Pheasant Tail
  • Horn: Blue Macaw
  • Head: Black wool

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist (plenty).
TAIL. A topping.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Silver tinsel.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Claret hackle, from second turn.
THROAT. Gallina.
WINGS. Silver mottled Turkey, and Golden Pheasant Tail.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Black wool.