"Standard Flies: 12. The Stone Fly" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 24
Description April and May

Material

  • Hook: fff
  • Tail: Mallard, two fibers
  • Body: Brown, mixed with yellow, mohair
  • Hackle: Black-red
  • Wing: Brown mallard, or hen pheasant's tail

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook fff. - Body, Brown mohair, mixed with yellow mohair. Tail, Two fibres of the mallard. Legs, Black-red hackle, close at the head. Wings, Brown mallard, or hen pheasant's tail.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather
Two fibers
Natural
Body Other Mohair Brown      
Other Mohair
Mixed with brown
Yellow      
Hackle Feather
Black-red
Red      
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather
Or Hen pheasant tail
Brown      

Materials in pattern

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