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2 Lockal flies from A. Grimble , used on the Inver. 1913
No.1 :
Tag : Silver twist and yellow floss.
Tail : A topping and Blue Chatterer.
Body : Dark blue floss.
Ribs : Gold tinsel in broad coils.
Hackle : Claret.
Throat : Jay.
Wing : Mallard.
Horns : Blue and yellow Macaw.
No.2 : No.1. "If doesn't work, take No. 2."
Tag : Silver twist and yellow floss.
Tail : A topping and Blue Chatterer.
Body : Yellow floss.
Ribs : Gold tinsel in broad coils.
Hackle : Claret.
Throat : Jay..
Wing : Mallard.
Horns : Blue and yellow Macaw.
The next 2 flies were used by Grimble on the Thurso. 1913.
No.1 : The first on Grimble liked to call the Enys, after "the father of ther river " Mr. Enys. However this name in not
connected to the fly, officially.
Tail : Red Ibis or red dyed Swan.
Body : 1/3 golden twist, veiled with Toucan and a red butt. the remainder yellow and blue Mohair, in two equal parts.
Ribs : Broad silver tinsel over the wool.
Throat : 1ste a claret hackle, 2de a blue hackle and 3de a Gallina hackle.
Wings : Long strips brown Turkey with red and blue Macaw.
Sides : 3 Jungle Cock. The first longer than the second and this longer than the last.
No. 2 (Colonel Rock).
Tail : Red Ibis.
Body : Bright yellow Mohair. Picked out more toward the head, between the ribs.
Ribs : Silver tinsel.
Throat : A yellow Parrot hackle.
Horns : Red Macaw.
A. Grimble claims, the next fly is a local fly and a "Killer" for the part of the Ugie, which is in possesion of Colonel Ferguson
of Pitfour and which is an invention of Pitfour's keeper.
No.1 :
Body : Silver tinsel.
Hackle : White.
Throat : White.
Wings : Mallard.
Again A. Grimble dicribes two flies, 1913; Now for the Glenelg, The section which was in possesion od Mr. Baillie of Dochfour. Grimble said about this fly it is a " odd-looking fly".
No.1 :
Tag : Zilver twist en oranje floss.
Tail : Fibers van de Goudfazant tippets en rump veren.
Body : Plat zilver tinsel
Ribs : Ovaal zilver tinsel.
Hackle : Zilver 'Dun" kleurig.
Throat : Carolina eend.
Underwing : Goudfazant tippets, met de achterzijde tegen elkaar.
Wings : Mixed strips van Reiger en Roerdomp veren. Een korte strip Carolina eend aan iedere zijde.
Horns : Blauwe Ara.
N0. 2 :
Tag : Light blue floss.
Tail : A topping.
Body : yellow floss.
Ribs : Fine gold tinsel.
Throat : Gallina.
Wings : Strips of Golden Pheasant tippetsn veiled with brown Mallard.
Horns : Blue Macaw.
And two flies for the Shiel. A. Grimble 1913.
No.1 :
Tag : Gold twist.
Tail : A topping.
Body : 2 turns dirty brown Seal's fur, remainder black Seal's fur.
Ribs : Gold tinsel over the whole body.
Hackle : Black from half way up the body.
Wings : 2 strips brown mottled Turkey.
No.2 :
Tag : Silver twist and blue floss.
Tail : A topping and a bit Mallard wing.
Body : Black.
Ribs : Silver tinsel.
Hackle : Black over the whole body.
Throat : Jay.
Wings : Brown Mallard.
Horns : Blue Macaw.
A. Grimble gives this discribtion for a local fly for the Fowey. 1904.
No.1 :
Tail : Golden Pheasant crest feathers.
Body : Yellow.
Ribs : Gold twist.
Hackle : Coch-y-Bonddhu hackle.
Wings : Mottled brown Turkey.