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Benn's Coachman

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Benn's Coachman 


Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H or equivalent

Thread - Black. 

Tail - Crimson red hackle barbs

Ribbing - Gold wire, counter wrapped

Body - Peacock herl

Throat - Brown hen hackle

Wing - Red over white calf tail

Coat head with uv resin

John S. Benn of San Francisco, California, originated this pattern in the late 1800s. The original pattern had red and white goose quill sections for the wings.

Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art - Terry Hellekson  

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