"The sailor" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 204
Description "An excellent fly on the Dee in summer. It is dressed on small double hooks"
Tags brown, dee,


  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping
  • Body: 1/2 yellow, 1/2 blue Seal's fur
  • Ribs: Oval silver
  • Hackle: Blue, from yellow fur
  • Wings: Two strips of Teal, Golden Pheasant topping
  • Cheeks: Chatterer
  • Head: Blue wool

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. A topping.
BODY. Yellow Seal's fur and blue Seal's fur, equally divided.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
HACKLE. Blue, from yellow fur.
WINGS. Two strips of Teal and a topping.
CHEEKS. Chatterer.
HEAD. Blue wool.