F.F. for the Oykel E

The following flies are listed in Francis Francis's book " A Book On Angling" from 1867.
For the river OYKEL : "Patterns from Farlow" .
No.1 :
Tag : Silver twist and pale yellow floss.
Tail : A topping and kingfisher.
Body : Black floss, with strips of silver twist, bright red floss, and silver tinsel (The floss in the middle), all these
together almost equal in breadth to the black floss. A whisp of red Mohair at the breast.
Throat : Gallina and Jay, about one turn each and Black Heron over all, not to thick but reaching to the bend.
Wings : Golden Pheasant tail and tippet fibres, over this some Teal, Bustard and Gallina.
Horns : Yellow Macaw.
Head : Orange-yellow crewel.
No. 2 :
Tag : Gold twist and orange yellow floss.
Tail : A topping.
Body : Copper red floss.
Ribs : Medium silver tinsel.
Throat : Medium olive Bustard hackle.
Wings : Florican and Gallina, with dirty red and yellow fibres , brown Mallard over and a few fibres Gallina over that.
Horns : Blue Macaw.
Head : Black.
No. 3 :
Tag : Gold twist, burnt sienna floss.
Tail : Golden Pheasant tippet and Gallina fibres, thin.
Butt : Black herl.
Body : One quarter medium orange floss, three quarters black floss.
Ribs : Silver tinsel.
Hackle : A greenish-olive hackle.
Throat : One turn of yellow-ish.
Wings : Orange-yellow and dirty red fibres, with a few Blue Macaw, slips of Bustard, a bit of silver mottled Turkey
or Peacock in the middle.
Horns : Blue Macaw.
Head : Black.