"The Jungle Hornet" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 175
Description

"The tail may be composed of yellow Macaw, with or without Summer Duck. The body, instead of yellow, may have either blue or red chenille."

"The fly may be dressed either large or small; and is very useful when the water is slightly coloured."

Tags kelson, grub,

Material

  • Tag: Gold twist
  • Tail: Ibis, two strips
  • Butt: Coch-a-bonddu, light Bismarck brown, cheeked with Jungle Cock
  • Body: Twelve alternate coils of yellow and black chenille. Coch-a-bonddu, light Bismarck brown in center,
  • Front hackle: Coch-a-bonddu, light Bismarck brown, cheeked with Jungle Cock

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Gold twist (plenty).
TAIL. Ibis (two strips).
BUTT. No. 1 hackle, a coch-a-bonddu, slightly tinged in Bismarck brown, cheeked with Jungle.
BODY. Twelve alternate coils of yellow and black chenille. No. 2, hackle in centre, and No. 3, at head, as before, cheeked.