"Standard Flies: 8. Grey Palmer" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 22


  • Hook: fff
  • Body: Peacock harl
  • Rib: Gold or silver twist
  • Hackle: Two grey hackles

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Original material

As written in the book:

Hook fff. - Body, Peacock harl, and gold or silver twist, wound up to the head. Legs, Two grey hackles, in like manner.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Peacock
Latin: Pavo cristatus
Herl Natural
Rib Tinsel - Twist
Or silver
Hackle Feather

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