"The Gardener" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 151
"One of Garden's best Dee patterns."
Tags garden, dee,


  • Tag: Gold twist, crimson silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping and tippet in strands
  • Body: 1/3 Yellow, 1/3 green, 1/3 dark blue Seal's fur
  • Ribs: Silver
  • Hackle: Golden Pheasant topping, as hackle, from yellow fur
  • Throat: Black Heron
  • Wings: Two strips plain cinnamon Turkey
  • Sides: Jungle Cock, short and drooping

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Gold twist and crimson silk.
TAIL. A topping, and tippet strands.
BODY. Yellow, green, and dark blue Seal's fur in equal divisions.
RIBS. Silver tinsel.
HACKLE. A topping (as hackle) from yellow fur.
THROAT. Black Heron.
WINGS. Two strips, plain cinnamon Turkey.
SIDES. Jungle (short and drooping).