|Book||A Book on Angling|
- Body: Lightish blue pig's wool, sparsely dressed
- Rib: Silver tinsel, gold twist
- Hackle: Black heron, to hook length or longer
- Wing: Large bunch of bronze-coloured peacock herl
- Head: Bright orange mohair, tied like hackle, rough
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As written in the book:
It boasts neither tag nor tail; the body is of lightish blue pig's wool, rather sparsely dressed; silver tinsel and gold twist black heron's hackle, as long in the fibre or longer than the hook; wings, a large bunch of bronze-coloured peacock herl; round the shoulder over this is tied hackle-wise a ruff of bright orange mohair, which gives a brilliant and unusual look to the fly.
Long material list
|Blue - Light|
|Tinsel - Twist||Gold|
Latin: Family: Ardeidae
Too hook length, or longer
Latin: Pavo cristatus
Bright orange, tied like hackle, rough
Materials in pattern
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