"River Ness: No.1" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 111


  • Hook: bb, Limerick
  • Tail: Small golden pheasant topping
  • Tag: Yellow pig's wool
  • Body: Black, a little yellow hair by the wing
  • Rib: Silver twist
  • Hackle: Black cock
  • Wing: Jungle Cock white tipped feather

Cites list

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Animal Substitutes
Jungle Cock

Original material

As written in the book:

Body - yellow tag of pig hair, black to the shoulder (here roll on a little yellow hair), ribbed with silver twist. Legs - black cock hackle. Wings - the white tipped feather of the jungle cock. Tail - a small topping. Hook b b, Limerick,

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Tag Pig Wool Yellow      
Body Black      
By the wing
Rib Tinsel - Twist Silver      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck Black      
Wing Jungle Cock
Latin: Gallus sonneratii

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