F.F. for Lough Conn E

The following flies are listed in Francis Francis's book " A Book On Angling" from 1867.
For LOUGH CONN : The patterns are from Hearns.
No. 1:
Tag : Gold thread.
Tail : A topping.
Butt : Black ostrich.
Body : Five joints, four of them being composed of black floss, each divided by 3 turns of gold thread
the top of the shoulder joint being of yellow floss.
Hackle : At the third joind, from the tail, 3 turns of an olive hackle. From each joint springs a mane or tuft of
mohair; the lowest is dirty red, the next light claret, the next dirty red again, the next darkish purple-claret
and the top one, just under the wing, orange.
Throat : Dark red stained brown with a blue jay over it.
Wings : Mallard and Golden Pheasant tail.
Cheeks : Kingfisher.
Horns : Blue Macaw.
Head : Black.

No. 2:
Tag : Silver tinsel.
Tail : A topping and a small Jungle cock.
Butt : Black ostrich.
Body : Five joints, yellow and black floss, alternately, divided by silver thread and above this thread a turn
of a red hackle, stained light olive. Manes of mohair from the back of each joint; the first darkish clared, second
dark red, third darker claret, fourth darker red, fifth a mixture of yellow, brown and red; Just under, as a support
to each mane, is tied in a feather from the breast of the indian crow, increasing in length (as do the manes) as
they progress towards the wing.
Throat : An olive hackle; over that a Golden Pheasant red rump feather and over that about two turns of Blue Jay.
Wings : Golden Pheasant tippet, Golden Pheasant tail, brown Mallard and one topping.
Horns : Blue Macaw.
Head : Black.

No. 3:
This is the No. 6 fly of the Moy.