"Standard Flies: 22. The Little Gosling" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 29
Description July


  • Hook: fe
  • Body: Yellow green mohair
  • Legs: Red or cinnamon
  • Wing: Starling or bunting wing

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook fe. - Body, Yellow green mohair. Legs, Red or cinnamon hackle. Wings, Starling or bunting wing.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Other Mohair
Hackle Feather
Or cinnamon
Wing Starling
Latin: Sturnus vulgaris
Feather - Wing
Or Bunting

Materials in pattern

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Pattern pictures

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