"The Tippet Grub" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 216
"An old favourite for a 'thorough change'"
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  • Tag: Silver twist, scarlet Seal's fur
  • Butt: Three turns of Golden Pheasant tippet
  • Body: Light green-olive chenille
  • Center Hackle: Four turns Golden Pheasant tippet, one size larger than butt
  • Front Hackle: Five turns Golden Pheasant tippet, larger than center hackle

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and scarlet Seal's fur. No. 1, hackle (or butt) three turns of Tippet.
BODY. Light green-olive chenille. No. 2, hackle (in centre) four turns of tippet one size larger. No. 3, hackle (or head) five turns of tippet, still larger.