"The Earn: Without Name No.3" by Francis, Francis

Author Francis, Francis
Book A Book on Angling
Book Edition N/A
Page 386


  • Hook: No. 6
  • Tag: Silver tinsel
  • Tail: Orange crewel, a few strands of saddle feather
  • Butt: Black ostrich
  • Body: Yellow, orange, claret, red and dark blue pig's wool
  • Rib: Silver tinsel
  • Hackle: Red with black center
  • Throat: Dark guinea
  • Wing: Brown speckled turkey wing

Original material

As written in the book:

Is just like the last, except that it has brown speckled turkey wing. Hook No.6.

Note, last: Tag, silver tinsel ; tail, a wad of orange crewel with a few sprigs of saddle feather over it ; but, black ostrich ; body, pig's wool of yellow, orange, claret, red, and dark blue; silver tinsel; common red hackle with a black centre, two turns of darkest gallina aii shoulder; wing, dark rich cinnamon dun turkey with
light tips.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel Silver      
Tail Crewel Orange      
Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Saddle
Few strands
Butt Ostrich
Latin: Struthio camelus
Herl Black      
Body Pig Wool Yellow      
Pig Wool Orange      
Pig Wool Claret      
Pig Wool Red      
Pig Wool Blue - Dark      
Rib Tinsel Silver      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck
With black center
Throat Guinea Feather
Wing Turkey
Latin: Genus: Meleagris

Materials in pattern

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