"River Ness: No.6" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 112


  • Hook: bb
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping
  • Body: Black mohair
  • Rib: Gold tinsel
  • Wing: Brown mallard

Original material

As written in the book:

Body - black mohair, ribbed with gold tinsel. Wings - brown mallard, and topping for tail. - Hook, b b.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Body Other Mohair Black      
Rib Tinsel Gold      
Wing Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather Brown      

Materials in pattern

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