"Standard Flies: 20. Hawthorn Fly" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 28
Description May


  • Hook: ff
  • Body: Black mohair
  • Front-hackle: Black
  • Wing: Starling or Blue Jay

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook ff. - Body, Black mohair. Legs, Black hackle, at the shoulder. Wings, Starling or jay wings.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Other Mohair Black      
Hackle - Front Feather Black      
Wing Starling
Latin: Sturnus vulgaris
Or Blue Jay

Materials in pattern

We are working on getting more images to cover all parts.

Pattern pictures

By: Håvard Eide - https://flyfisher.org
By: Håvard Eide - https://flyfisher.org