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Royal Coachman - Waiting

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Royal Coachman - Waiting

Steelhead Fly

Al Allard came up with this variation

Hooks - MUS80500BL, MUS80501 BL, TMC7999, DA12441 or equivalent

Thread - Black

Tail - Golden pheasant tippet

Body - Peacock herl with a wide red floss center band

Hackle - White tied on as a collar and tied back and down

Wing - White bucktail tied over the body

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

Any similarity to a previously known published fly pattern is purely coincidental

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Nice fly Norm- I hooked and lost my 2nd best land locked on a R.C. streamer.  I know his size from his aerial acrobatics but after a 2 minute fight he finally spit the barbless hook-  One of several fish that still haunt me.

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