Copper Coachman

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ScottP
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Copper Coachman

Post by ScottP » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:43 am

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An exercise in the game of thirds

hook - Mustad 3906B #8
thread - Danville 6/0 brown
tail - pheasant rump
body - peacock herl/copper wire
wing - calftail white
hackle - hen brown

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Scott
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Re: Copper Coachman

Post by tie2fish » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:10 am

I like that, Scott.
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Re: Copper Coachman

Post by ScottP » Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:11 pm

Copper Coachman (variation)

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Bigger iron and a few changes in materials

hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 brown
tail - golden pheasant tippets
body - ostrich herl brown/Krystal Flash copper (twisted)
hackle - pheasant rump dyed brown
underwing - Krystal Flash copper
wing - calftail white

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Scott
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Re: Copper Coachman

Post by hankaye » Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:35 pm

ScottP. Howdy;

Nice pair!
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Re: Copper Coachman

Post by daringduffer » Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:10 am

The last one is very attractive, the first one is nice. Scott, what will become of you when you eventually have learned to tie flies? 8-)

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