"The Peacock Fly" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 194
"An old standard on the Lochy and Spean."
Tags wright, lochy, spean,


  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Body: 1/2 yellow, 1/2 black silk
  • Ribs: Oval silver
  • Hackle: Natural black, from center
  • Throat: Blue Jay
  • Wings: Golden Pheasant tippet, Peacock, sword feather, Guinea, Teal, Summer Duck

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. A topping.
BODY. Yellow and black silk in equal divisions.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Natural black, from centre.
WINGS. Tippet; Peacock, sword feather; Gallina, Teal, and Summer Duck.