Coch-y-black

Discussion in 'Patterns' started by Hans Weilenmann, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. Hans Weilenmann Active Member

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    Coch-y-black
    Hook: Grip 12804BL #14
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black
    Hackle: Hen, natural black
    Tag: Mylar, gold #16/18
    Body: Peacock herl - over wet varnish

    Note: With a big wink directed at the classic Coch-y-bonddu pattern.

    Cheers,
    Hans W
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  2. Gary Knowels Active Member

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    I tie some of these, but with India hen or Hungarian Partridge for the hackle. Great quick and easy ties that catch lots of fish. Often used as a dropper from a bushy dry for me.
  3. Rob Ast Active Member

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    West Pugetopolis WA
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    I tie the same without the tag and with starling instead of hen (size 16-18). Work great.