"Tippet Grub (Mr. Kelson)" by Hale, J.H

Author Hale, J.H
Book How to Tie Salmon Flies
Book Edition N/A
Page 116


  • Tag: Silver twist, scarlet fur
  • Body: Light green oline chenille
  • Hackle: By tail, center and front, gradually larger: Small golden pheasant tippet, two turns., Natural black, two turns. Silver twist, two turns
  • Head: Silver twist

Original material

As written in the book:

Tag. Silver twist and scarlet fur.
No. 1 hackle. Two turns of small tippet feather, and two turns natural black hackle; butted with two turns of silver twist.
Body. Light green oliie chenille.
No. 2 hackle. Same as No. 1, but slightly larger.
No. 3 hackle. Same as before, but larger still.
Head. Silver twist.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel - Twist Silver      
Seal Fur Scarlet      
Body Green-olive Chenille
Two sections
Hackle Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Neck
Tail, center, front: gradually larger
Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck
Tail, center, front: gradually larger
Tinsel - Twist
Tail, center, front: gradually larger
Head Tinsel - Twist Silver      

Materials in pattern

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