Fly of the Month

These are the fly patterns our members have chosen for our "Fly of The Month" fly tying contest.  Submit a picture of your fly of the month to cornhuskerflyofthemonth@gmail.com to be entered into the monthly contest!!!  Deadline for your fly submissions will be March 14th at Midnight!!

To see original fly patterns developed by CFF members, be sure to check out  Member Flies  

For the 2021 Fly of the Month List Click Here!




March 2021

The Royal Coachman

Royal Coachman Fly Pattern History

 

Year: 1878                    Fly Tyer: John Haily                 Location: New York, USA

The Original Recipe

Hook: Down eye wet fly, #10-16
Thread: Black tying silk
Tail: Golden pheasant tippet fibers
Body: Peacock herl
Central Body: Red tying silk or floss
Throat Hackle: Brown hen hackle
Wings: Matching slips of white duck quill
Head: Varnished black tying silk

This is an original fly taken from the book called “The History of Fly-Fishing in Fifty Flies:”

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