"The Member" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 188
"A useful North Esk pattern."
Tags murray, eks,


  • Tag: Silver twist, yellow silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Chocolate silk
  • Ribs: Silver
  • Hackle: Last 1/4 of body: Light orange
  • Wings: Golden Pheasant tippet, Golden Pheasant tail, Pintail, Golden Pheasant topping
  • Sides: Jungle Cock
  • Head:  Light orange, two turns

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and yellow silk.
TAIL. A topping.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Chocolate silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel.
HACKLE. Light orange hackle (one-fourth of body).
WINGS. Tippet, Golden Pheasant tail, Pintail and a topping.
SIDES. Jungle.
HEAD. Two turns of hackle same as before.