"Standard Flies: 6. Red Palmer Fly" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 21
From May to July


  • Hook: ff
  • Body: Red or orange mohair
  • Rib: Gold twist or tinsel
  • Hackle: Two red, from tail to head

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook ff. - Body, Red or orange mohair, with gold twist or tinsel up the body. Legs, Two red hackles, wound on from the tail up to the head, in rotation with the tinsel.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Other Mohair
Or orange
Rib Tinsel - Twist
Or tinsel
Hackle Feather

Materials in pattern

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Pattern pictures

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