"The Garray No. 3" by Francis, Francis

Author Francis, Francis
Book A Book on Angling
Book Edition N/A
Page 368
Tags rivergarry,


  • Tag: Silver tinsel, gold-coloured floss
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping
  • Butt: Black ostrich
  • Body: 1/3gold-coloured floss, dark red pig's wool
  • Rib: Silver tinsel
  • Hackle: Black
  • Throat: Blue jay
  • Wing: Two strips golden pheasant tippet, three strips orange swan, strips of grey mallard and golden pheasant tail
  • Sides: Doubled jungle-cock
  • Horns: Blue macaw
  • Head: Black

Cites list

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Animal Substitutes
Jungle Cock

Original material

As written in the book:

Tag, silver tinsel and gold-coloured floss; tail, a topping; but, black ostrich; body, one-third gold-coloured floss, the rest darkish red pig's wool; silver tinsel; hackle, black, blue jay on shoulder; wing, a slice or two of gold pheasant tippet, two or three slices orange swan, strips of grey mallard and gold pheasant tail, doubled jungle-cock on either side; blue macaw ribs; black head.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel Silver      
Floss Gold      
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Butt Ostrich
Latin: Struthio camelus
Herl Black      
Body Floss
1/3 body
Pig Wool Red - Dark      
Rib Tinsel Silver      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck Black      
Throat Blue Jay Feather - Wing Blue      
Wing Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Tail
Two strips
Latin: Genus: Cygnus
Feather - Wing
Three strips
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Tail Natural
Sides Jungle Cock
Latin: Gallus sonneratii
Feather - Neck
Horns Macaw
Latin: Tribe: Arini
Feather - Tail Blue      
Head Black      

Materials in pattern

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