"Standard Flies: 16. Hare's Ear Fly" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 26
Description March, April

Material

  • Hook: f
  • Body: Hare's ear fur, mixed with a little yellow mohair
  • Wing: Starling, bunting, or woodcock

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook f. - Body, Hare's ear fur, and a little yellow mohair, mixed. Wings, Starling, bunting, or wood- cock.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Hare
Latin: Genus: Lepus
Fur
Ear
Natural
Other Mohair
A little, mixed with Hare
Yellow      
Wing Starling
Latin: Sturnus vulgaris
Feather
Or bunting/woodcock
Natural

Materials in pattern

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