"River Erene: No.8" by Blacker, William

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


  • Hook: bb, b, c c, Limerick
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping
  • Body: Yellow
  • Hackle: Brown-red, black at the root
  • Rib: Gold tinsel
  • Wing: Brown mallard, mixed with golden pheasant tippet, broken
  • Head: Black

Original material

As written in the book:

Yellow body, and brown red hackle, black at the root, ribbed with gold tinsel. Wings - brown mallard, mixed, with golden pheasant neck feather broken. Tail - topping. Black head. Hook bb, b, c c, Limerick.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Body Yellow      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck
Rib Tinsel Gold      
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather Brown      
Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Neck Natural
Head Black      

Materials in pattern

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