"River Erene: No.9" 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: Small golden pheasant topping
  • Body: Cinnamon or fiery brown mohair
  • Hackle: Cinnamon or fiery brown
  • Rib: Gold tinsel
  • Wing: Mallard wing
  • Head: Black

Original material

As written in the book:

Body - cinnamon or fiery brown mohair, hackle same colour, ribbed with gold tinsel. Mallard wing and black head. Tail topping (small). Hook 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
Body Other Mohair
Or cinnamon
Brown - fiery
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck
Or cinnamon
Brown - fiery
Rib Tinsel Gold      
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather Natural
Head Black      

Materials in pattern

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