"The Captain" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 127
Description "Originally introduced into Scotland by Bernard, where it is erroneously called the Poynder."
Tags kelson,

Material

  • Tag: Silver twist, light blue silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, Chatterer
  • Body: 1/2: two turns light orange silk, two turns of dark orange and dark red-claret Seal's fur. 1/2 dark blue Seal's fur
  • Rib: Oval silver
  • Hackle: White coch-a-bonddu, dyed light red-claret, from orange silk
  • Throat: Blue and Guinea
  • Wing: Teal, Pintail, Gallina, Peacock wing, Amherst and Golden Pheasant tail, in strands. Swan dyed light and dark orange, claret, and dark blue
  • Roof: Mallard
  • Topping: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Side: Jungle Cock
  • Horn: Blue Macaw
  • Head: Black herl

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and light blue silk.
TAIL. A topping and Chatterer.
BODY. The first half formed of two turns of light orange silk. Two turns of dark orange Seal's fur, two turns of dark red-claret Seal's fur; followed by dark blue Seal's fur.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. A white coch-a-bonddu, dyed light red-claret, from orange silk.
THROAT. A blue hackle and Gallina.
WINGS. Teal, Pintail, Gallina, Peacock wing, Amherst and Golden Pheasant tail, in strands ; Swan dyed light and dark orange, claret, and dark blue. Mallard and a topping.
SIDES. Jungle.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Black herl.