"Standard Flies: 21. The Black Ant" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 29


  • Hook: f
  • Body: Black mohair
  • Hackle: Black
  • Wing: Water-hen wing, or woodcock

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook f. - Body, Black mohair. Legs, Black hackle. Wings, Water-hen wing, or woodcock

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Body Other Mohair Black      
Hackle Feather Black      
Wing Water-hen Feather - Wing
Or woodcock

Materials in pattern

We are working on getting more images to cover all parts.

Pattern pictures

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