"The Fairy" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 147
"For Canadian waters and a useful low water fly."
Tags farlow, canada, low-water,


  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Body: 1/3 yellow, 2/3 black Seal's fur
  • Ribs: Oval silver
  • Hackle: Black from yellow fur
  • Wings: Mallard
  • Horns: Blue Macaw

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. A topping.
BODY. One third yellow Seal's fur, followed by black Seal's fur.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Black hackle, from yellow fur.
WINGS. Mallard.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.