"Standard Flies: 25. The Brown Bear" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 31
Description End of March<br>

Material

  • Hook: ff
  • Tail: Mallard, two fibers
  • Body: Cinnamon brown mohair
  • Legs: Cinnamon
  • Wing: Woodcock wing

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook ff - Body, Cinnamon brown mohair. Tail, Two fibres of mallard. Legs, Cinnamon hackle. Wings, Woodcock wing.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather
Two fibers
Natural
Body Other Mohair
Cinnamon-brown
Brown      
Hackle Feather
Cinnamon
 
Wing Woodcock Feather Natural

Materials in pattern

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