"Dun Palmers: No.3" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 72


  • Hook: fe. or No.12
  • Body: Dun mohair
  • Rib: Yellow silk
  • Front hackle: Grizzly

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook fe. No.12.Body - dun mohair (waterrat) ribbed with yellow silk. Legs - grizzle hackle, round the trottle. Varied thus : Body - silver tinsel, rolled closely over the bare waxed silk, with a dun hackle at the shoulder, (use large size hooks for night fishing, fff or Nos. 5, 6, 7). Mouse and genet fur is very useful, when the water rat cannot be procured.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Other Mohair
Rib Silk Yellow      
Other Feather Grizzly

Materials in pattern

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