From Kelson's papers. Head could've been a lot better (down to not splitting the jay very well and failing to re-do, so all my fault!) should've had a herl head but it wasn't going to happen on this occasion - though Kelson says himself that he never did herl heads for his own flies.
From Kelson (1895), wanted to do a proper Kelson mixed, married wing as I haven't knocked one up since I got back on the vice.
Pretty pleased with this - has the shape I wanted. Love the compound tinsel tag, not noticed it on the pattern before.
The fly is very much a 'Colonel Childers' I...