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Another very old English fly that has had a major impact on waters right around the world. An adaptation of this little pattern is the Royal Coachman, first described back around the turn of last century. Both of these flies are more than worthwhile carrying. Used as searching flies on windy days, they will often produce trout where others fail. On evening, during the last moments of light when Caddis moths are fluttering over the water, the Coachman often comes home a winner.


Build Stages.

Hook: Kamasan B 405 / Tiemco TMC 100
Hook size: 16 to 10

Tail: White Hi-Vis fibres.

Body: Peacock herl.

Hackle: Brown cock hackle.

Wings: White Hi-Vis fibres.

Link to March Brown


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