"River Bush: 3rd Fly" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 42


  • Hook: CC
  • Body: Amber mohair
  • Rib: Gold twist
  • Hackle: Amber, from tail
  • Wing: Brown mallard

Original material

As written in the book:

Body, amber mohair and gold twist. Legs, amber hackle, from the tail up. Wings, brown mallard. - Hook CC.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Other Mohair Amber      
Rib Tinsel - Twist Gold      
Hackle Feather - Tail Amber      
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather Brown      

Materials in pattern

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