"Standard Flies: 9. The Black Palmer" by Blacker, William

Author Blacker, William
Book The Art of Angling
Book Edition December 8th 1843
Page 23



  • Hook: fff
  • Tip: Gold
  • Body: Black mohair or silk
  • Hackle: Two black hackles

Original material

As written in the book:

Hook fff. - Body, Black mohair or silk, gold tip. Legs, Two black hackles, rolled on from the tail.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tip Tinsel Gold      
Body Other Mohair
Or silk
Hackle Feather

Materials in pattern

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Pattern pictures

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