"Fiery Brown (Mr. Kelson)" by Hale, J.H

Author Hale, J.H
Book How to Tie Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 105


  • Tag: Gold twist, light orange floss
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: Fiery brown seal's fur
  • Rib: Oval gold tinsel
  • Hackle: Fiery brown, from first turn of rib
  • Wing: Golden pheasant tippet strands, broad strips of mallard
  • Horns: Blue macaw
  • Head: Black

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Animal Substitutes

Original material

As written in the book:

Tag. Gold twist and light orange floss.
Tail. A topping.
Butt. Black herl.
Body. Fiery brown seal's fur.
Ribbed. Oval gold tinsel.
Hackle. From first turn of tinsel, fiery brown.
Wings. Tippet strands, between broad strips of mallard.
Horns. Blue macaw.
Head. Black.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel - Twist Gold      
Light orange Floss Orange      
Butt Ostrich
Latin: Struthio camelus
Feather Black      
Body Seal Firey brown Fur Brown      
Rib Tinsel - Oval Gold      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus Fiery brown
Feather - Neck Brown      
Wing Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Neck
In strands
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather - Shoulder
Broad strips
Horns Macaw
Latin: Tribe: Arini
Feather - Tail Blue      
Head Varnish Black      

Materials in pattern

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