"Standard Flies: 3. The Ant Fly." by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 20


  • Hook: f
  • Body: Cinnamon brown mohair
  • Legs: Red ,small
  • Wing: Starling, wing

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook f. - Body, Cinnamon brown mohair. Legs, Red hackle (small). Wings, Starling's wing feather.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Other Mohair
Hackle Feather
Wing Starling
Latin: Sturnus vulgaris
Feather - Wing Natural

Materials in pattern

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Pattern pictures

By: Håvard Eide - https://flyfisher.org
By: Håvard Eide - https://flyfisher.org