Brown Bear Tackle Box Fly Patterns

Please read the patterns carefully before attempting to tie them.

This will help avoid frustration. I have tried to put the pattern down in order of construction and some of these can become complicated and time consuming.


  Name - Coachman - Royal
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  Hook - Std wet 8-20
  Thread - Black
Tail Golden Pheasant tippet
Body Rear section - Peacock herl
Center section - Red floss
Front section - Peacock herl
Hackle Natural red cock or hen - some versions call for a brown hackle.
Wing Matched quill sections
Notes If your flies are getting beat up quickly one can reverse wrap to herl sections with fine gold wire.