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Bucktail Royal Coachman

Name Bucktail Royal Coachman
Category Winter Steelhead
Hook Salmon, Size 1, 2, 4 Up to 1XLong
Tail Golden Pheasant
Thread Black
Body Peacock Herl Butt, Followed by Red Floss Middle, Followed by Peacock Herl                           
Hackle Brown Saddle
Wing White Bucktail

Note: This pattern is listed in Mel Marshall's, Steelhead, Copyright 1973 as one of the top two dozen Winter Steelhead flies to be counted on. He writes that this fly is tied in the smaller sizes but the bigger sizes seem to be more effective.

 

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