The Gordon

In its day the Gordon was by far the most popular fly on the River Dee. It was designed by Mr. Cosmo Gordon around 1890. Kelson in his book "The Salmon Fly' describes two versions of the Gordon and both differ somewhat from Mr. Gordon's original version. The Gordon was also written about by Major John Henry Hale, John Hardy and Dr. Pryce-Tannatt.

Below you will find a few Gordon's tied by Showcase tiers here on The Classics. If you wish to view all the flies by the tiers below just click on their name and you can go directly to their Showcase page.

Tied by Jacques Heroux
The Gordon tied by Jacques Heroux

Tied by Jerome Molloy
The Gordon tied by Jerome Molloy

Tied by Tim Trexler
The Gordon tied by Tim Trexler

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