Blacker's Springflies E

 
Blacker's springflies:
 
 
No.1 :
 
 
Tag : Silver tinsel and orange floss.
Tail : 2 toppings
Body : Sky blue silk.
Ribs : Broad silver tinsel.
Hackle : Dark blue from tail.
Wings : A large yellow and a large blue Macaw feather, two orange Macaw feathers, an inch shorter, on each side of
them, a mixture of Argus, Bustard.
Throat : Jay.
Horns : Blue and yellow Macaw.
Head : Yellow Pig hair or Mohair. (White Seal's fur dyed yellow works well).
 
 
No.2 :
 
 
Tag : Silver tinsel and orange floss.
Tail : 2 toppings
Body : Black silk.
Ribs : Broad silver platel.
Hackle : Claret.
Wings : A large red rump feather from Golden Pheasant in the centre, four toppings with a mixture of sprigging
at each side of following; Argus Pheasant, Bustard, blue and yellow Macaw.
Throat : Jay.
Head : Puce Pig's hair (Large).
 
 
 
No.3 :
 
 
Tag : Silver tinsel and orange floss.
Tail : A topping with a little red.
Body : Black silk.
Ribs : Silver tinsel.
Hackle : Dark blue from tail.
Wings : Whole yellow feather of the Macaw, two tippet feathers mixed with Bustard, Argus, blue and scarlet Macaw.
Head : Blue Pig's hair or Mohair.
 
 
 
No.4 :
 
 
Tag : Silver and orange.
Tail : A topping.
Body : Light puce silk.
Ribs : Silver plate and gold twist.
Hackle : Claret.
Wings : Yellow Macaw, a red spear feather, four toppings, a mixture of Bustard, Golden Pheasant tail.
Sides : Kingfisher.
Head : Large blue Mohair.
 
 
 
No.5 :
 
 
Tag : Silver tinsel and orange silk.
Tail : A topping.
Body : Puce silk.
Ribs : Broad silver and gold twist.
Hackle : Purple.
Wings : Two body feathers of the yellow Macaw, mixed with blue Macaw tail and Argus, two large toppings.
Head : Dark blue Pig's hair.
 
 
 
No.6 :
 
 
Body : Black silk.
Ribs : Silver tinsel.
Hackle : Yellow.
Wings : Two body feathers of the yellow Macaw, mixed with blue Macaw tail and Argus, two large toppings.
Head : Large blue, picked out to hang down like a hackle.
 
 
 
 
 
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