"The Awe No. 2" by Francis, Francis

Author Francis, Francis
Book A Book on Angling
Book Edition N/A
Page 366
Tags riverawe,


  • Tag: Silver thread, one turn of orange floss
  • Tail: Small golden pheasant topping
  • Body: One turn of light yellow, remaining black mohair
  • Hackle: Black
  • Rib: Medium silver tinsel
  • Wing: Strips of heron wing

Original material

As written in the book:

Is similar [to no.1], save that at the tail end of the body there is one turn of light yellow mohair, and the wings are strips of bluish-black from a heron's wing.

Similar to: Tag, silver thread, and one turn of orange floss; tail, a small topping; body, black mohair; black hackle;
medium silver tinsel; wings, strips of silver-grey mottled turkey, or in default a bit of good bright peacock might ditto.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Thread Silver      
One turn
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head
Body Other Mohair
One turn
Yellow - Light      
Other Mohair Black      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck Black      
Rib Tinsel
Wing Heron
Latin: Family: Ardeidae
Feather - Wing

Materials in pattern

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