"River Erene: No.10" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 107


  • Hook: bb, b, cc, Limerick.
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping
  • Body: Orange, red, and black mohair
  • Hackle: Brown-red, black at the roots
  • Rib: Gold tinsel
  • Wing: Golden pheasant tail feather
  • Head: Black

Original material

As written in the book:

Body - orange, red, and black mohair (light towards the tail), ribbed with gold tinsel; brown-red hackle, black at the roots. Wings - golden pheasant tail feather. Black head. Topping for tail. Hooks as No, 8.

Hook on No.8: Hook bb, b, c c, Limerick.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Body Other Mohair Orange      
Other Mohair Red      
Other Mohair Black      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck
Rib Tinsel Gold      
Wing Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Tail Natural
Head Black      

Materials in pattern

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