"Celebrated Evening Flies: No.3" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 73


  • Body: Copper coloured peacock herl
  • Rib: Flat gold
  • Hackle: Brown-red
  • Wing: Hen pheasant's tail

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Original material

As written in the book:

Body - copper coloured peacock harl, made full, and ribbed with flat gold; hackle as above. Wings same as the first fly.

Above: Wings—hen pheasant's tail.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Peacock
Latin: Pavo cristatus
Herl Copper      
Rib Tinsel - Flat Gold      
Hackle Feather
Wing Pheasant - Hen
Latin: Phasianus colchicus
Feather - Tail Natural

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