|Book||The Art of Angling|
|Book Edition||December 8th 1843|
- Hook: fe. No. 12 or 13
- Body: Pale yellow silk, a little waxed
- Hackle: Yellow grizzly
- Wing: Thrush, or land rail
As written in the book:
Hook much smaller than the patteni fly, but not so small as the Iron blue, (hook, fe., No. 12 or 13). Body - pale yellow silk, a little waxed; hackle and whisks, color sent (a yellow grizzle hackle). Wings - thrush, or land rail. N.B. - The thrush is of a yellowish, and the land rail a reddish hue.