"Yellow Eagle" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 222
"A well-known dark water fly on the Dee"
Tags dee,


  • Tag: Silver twist
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant red breast feather
  • Body: Yellow, scarlet, light blue Seal's fur
  • Ribs: Silver lace, silver
  • Hackle: Yellow Eagle, from scarlet fur
  • Throat: Widgeon, or Teal for large patterns
  • Wings: Two strips of grey mottled Turkey, with black bars and white points

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist.
TAIL. Red breast feather of the Golden Pheasant.
BODY. Yellow, scarlet, and light blue Seal's fur.
RIBS. Silver lace and silver tinsel.
HACKLE. Eagle dyed yellow, from scarlet fur.
THROAT. Widgeon (Teal, large patterns).
WINGS. Two strips of grey mottled Turkey having black bars and white points.