"The Jonah" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 175
"A favourite Autumn fly."
Tags kelson,


  • Tag: Silver twist, golden-yellow silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, Chatterer
  • Butt: Scarlet wool
  • Body: Flat silver
  • Ribs: Oval silver
  • Throat: Light blue, Guinea
  • Wings: Fine Peacock's herl, from extremity of eye. Two narrow strips of Ibis
  • Horns: Blue Macaw
  • Head: Scarlet wool

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and golden-yellow silk.
TAIL. A topping and Chatterer.
BUTT. Scarlet wool.
BODY. Silver tinsel (flat).
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
THROAT. Light blue hackle and Gallina.
WINGS. Fine Peacock's herl (plenty), from extremity of eyed feather, and two narrow strips of Ibis above.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.
HEAD. Scarlet wool.