Salmonfly.Net Salmon and Steelhead Fly Tying Guide  In Memory of Yuri Shumakov 

 Salmonfly.Net
Contributing Fly Tyers Series

Coal Car (Kaufmann)

Fly Tying

Basic Tying Instructions

Anatomy of a Fly

Salmon and Steelhead Hooks

Fly Tying Tools

Materials Glossary

Fly Patterns

Fly Search

Match Flies to Species

Contributing Tyers

Show Your Flies Here

More Information 

Steelhead Facts

Pacific Salmon Facts

Tips and Techniques

Forum

Site Map

Archives

Flies

Issues

Photo Gallery

 

Coal Car (Kaufmann)

Name Coal Car (Kaufmann)
Category Steelhead
Tail Black Hackle Barbs
Body 1/4 Fluorescent Red-Orange Yarn; 1/4 Fluorescent Red Yarn; 1/2 Black Chenille
RibFine Oval Silver Tinsel
Collar Soft Black Hackle
Wing A Few Strands of Black Krystal Flash with Black Squirrel Tail Over
Head Black

The pattern for this fly, originated by Randall Kaufmann, came from the fine book by Dick Stewart and Farrow Allen, Flies for Steelhead. They write that Randall Kaufmann designed the Coal Car as a darker variation of his Freight Train. It's most effective on dark and overcast days. 

Home  |  About Salmonfly.Net  |  Links  |  Stores  |  Contact the Webmaster

This page is maintained by Salmonfly.Net (Friday, January 30, 1998 to )