Royal Coachman

Fly Name
Hook 10-20
Thread black
Wings white zelon yarn
Tails moose
Body peacock herl & red floss
Hackle brown

Royal Coachman

Royal Coachman

Attach thread base. Place moose hair and secure with 5 tight wraps. Trim away excess. Attach peacock herl at hook bend and attach red floss at mid-shank. Wind herl up to placement of floss. Tie off with 2 tight wraps. Wind red floss in mid-section over the herl. Secure floss with 5 tight wraps and trim away excess floss. Continue winding herl forward to the wing area. Secure with 5 tight wraps and trim away excess herl.

Royal Coachman

Tie in hackle by its stem with 5 tight wraps. Place zelon yarn as an upright wing with 2 loose wraps. Adjust the wings position and when in place secure with 5 tight wraps. Wind additional wraps in between the evenly divided yarn. Trim away excess.

Royal Coachman

Evenly wind hackle in back of and in front of the wing and secure with 5 tight wraps. Trim off excess.

Royal Coachman

Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate both the thread base and hackle stems. Trim wing to shape.

Royal Coachman

Royal Coachman

Royal Coachman


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