"River Bush: 4th Fly" by Blacker, William

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


  • Body: Yellow mohair tip, dark brown mohair
  • Hackle: Black
  • Wing: Brown turkey or mallard

Original material

As written in the book:

Body, tipped with yellow mohair, dark brown up to the shoulder. Legs, black hackle. Wings, brown turkey or mallard.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Other Mohair
On tip
Other Mohair
Remaining body
Brown - Dark      
Hackle Feather Black      
Wing Turkey
Latin: Genus: Meleagris
Or mallard

Materials in pattern

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Pattern pictures