"Standard Flies: 2. Grouse Hackle" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 19
May and June


  • Hook: ff
  • Tip: gold
  • Body: Gold or orange silk
  • Legs: Grouse

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook ff. - Body, Gold colour or orange silk. Legs, Grouse hackle. Gold tip.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tip Tinsel Gold      
Body Silk
Or orange
Hackle Grouse Feather Natural

Pattern pictures

By: Håvard Eide - https://flyfisher.org
By: Håvard Eide - https://flyfisher.org