"The Variegated Sun Fly" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 253


  • Tag: Silver twist, medium blue silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, powdered blue Macaw
  • Body: Red, black, yellow, and blue Berlin wool, in coils
  • Throat: Black, plenty
  • Wings: Six Golen Pheasant toppings
  • Horns: Blue Macaw

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and medium blue silk.
TAIL. A topping and powdered blue Macaw.
BODY. In coils (wasp fashion and spindle-shaped) of red, black, yellow, and blue Berlin wool.
THROAT. Black hackle (plenty).
WINGS. Six toppings.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.

Pattern pictures

By: Håvard Eide - https://flyfisher.org

Macaw substituted with swan