"The Hargreaves" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 165
Tags hargreaves,


  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Body: Two turns of canary, black silk
  • Ribs: Silver
  • Hackle: Black, from canary silk
  • Throat: Blue Jay
  • Wings: Peacock's sword herl, two broad strips of Summer Duck
  • Horns: Blue Macaw

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. A topping.
BODY. Two turns of canary silk and black silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel.
HACKLE. Black hackle, from canary silk.
WINGS. Peacock's herl (sword feather) veiled with two broad strips of Summer Duck.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.