"River Boyne: No.8" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 110


  • Hook: c
  • Tail: Brown mallard
  • Body: Claret silk
  • Rib: Gold tinsel
  • Hackle: Brown-red
  • Wing: Brown mallard

Original material

As written in the book:

Body - claret silk, ribbed with gold tinsel, brown red hackle. Tail and wings - brown mallard. Hook c.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather Brown      
Body Silk Claret      
Rib Tinsel Gold      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather Brown      

Materials in pattern

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