"The Clark" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 134
"A summer pattern on the Dee. This fly is well known in many parts of Ireland, and also kills well on the Lochy and Ness. It is well dressed at Aberdeen by the inventor."
Tags garden, dee, lochy, ness,


  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Dark blue silk
  • Ribs: Oval silver
  • Throat: Guinea and Teal
  • Wings: Tippet fibres. Mallard and two narrow strips of Summer Duck above

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. A topping.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Dark blue silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
THROAT. Gallina and Teal.
WINGS. Tippet fibres; Mallard and two narrow strips of Summer Duck above.