"River Erene: No.11" by Blacker, William

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


  • Hook: bb, b, cc
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping
  • Body: Yellow floss silk
  • Rib: Gold tinsel
  • Hackle: Two partridge hackles, or rump, from the center
  • Throat: Blue Jay
  • Wing: Mixed. Teal, guinea hen, and golden pheasant tippet, a fiber peacock sword

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Animal Substitutes

Original material

As written in the book:

Body - yellow floss silk, ribbed with gold tinsel. Legs - two partridge hackles (or rump feathers) struck from the centre up, blue jay at the trottle. Wings - mixed with teal, guinea hen, and golden pheasant neck feathers, with a fibre of sword feather. Tail - topping. Hook bb, b, cc.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Body Silk Yellow      
Rib Tinsel Gold      
Hackle Partridge
Latin: Family: Phasianidae
From center
Throat Blue Jay Feather - Wing Blue      
Wing Teal
Latin: Anas crecca
Feather Natural
Guinea Feather Natural
Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Neck Natural
Latin: Pavo cristatus
A fiber

Materials in pattern

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