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COP (copper over peacock) Prince

 
tied by Smokeytrout
Fly Type: Attractor Pattern,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northwest US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Tail-brown goose biots
Underbody-peacock herl
Overbody-ultra wire
Wing-white goose biots
Legs-partridge soft hackle
Head-beadhead
Tying Instructions: Tie in brown goose biot tail. Tie in ultra wire and 2-3 strands of peacock herl. Next wrap the entire body up to the head with peacock herl and tie off. Then wrap the ultra wire tight like a copper john up to the head, fibers of peacock will poke through on their own. Tie in wing of two white goose biots then a couple wraps of soft hackle.
Presentation Tips: Dead drift or swing for trout and in larger sizes for steelhead.



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