"River Boyne: No.6" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 109


  • Hook: No. 9, Limerick
  • Body: Claret, scarlet, and blue pig's wool mixed
  • Rib: Gold twist
  • Hackle: Blue and claret, wound together
  • Wing: Brown turkey tail, some golden pheasant tippet, and hen pheasant tail

Original material

As written in the book:

Body - claret, scarlet, and blue pig hair mixed, ribbed with gold twist. Legs - two hackles, struck on together, (blue and claret). Wings - brown turkey tail, a little golden pheasant neck, and hen pheasant tail (full). Hook No. 9, Limerick.