"The Awe No. 6" by Francis, Francis

Author Francis, Francis
Book A Book on Angling
Book Edition N/A
Page 367
Tags riverawe,


  • Hook: No. 7 and 8
  • Tag: Silver thread
  • Tail: Indian crow, large
  • Body: Two turns yellow pig's wool, dark blue mohair, a little fiery red pig's wool at the shoulder
  • Rib: Silver tinsel
  • Hackle: Black
  • Wing: Silver grey mottled turkey or peacock

Original material

As written in the book:

Tag, silver thread; tail, a good-sized Indian crow feather; body, two turns of yellow pig's wool, the rest darkish blue mohair, with a pinch of fiery red pig's wool thrown in at the shoulder; silver tinsel, black hackle; wing, silver grey mottled turkey or peacock. Hooks, Nos. 7 and 8.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Thread Silver      
Tail Indian Crow
Latin: Pyroderus scutatus
Body Pig Wool
Two turns
Pig Wool Blue - Dark      
Pig Wool
Fiery red, by the wing
Rib Tinsel Silver      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck Black      
Wing Turkey
Latin: Genus: Meleagris
Silver grey mottled, or peacock

Materials in pattern

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