Coch y bonddu

Discussion in 'Patterns' started by Hans Weilenmann, May 22, 2014.

  1. Hans Weilenmann

    Hans Weilenmann Active Member

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    Coch y bonddu
    Hook: Medium weight #10 (pre-WW2 - see note), or modern equivalent
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, dark chocolate
    Hackle: Coch y bonddu, or dark furnace - webby cock - tied short
    Body: Peacock herl
    Tag: Krystal Flash, gold
    Roc: Tying thread

    Note: Pattern tied for a historical wingless wet swap - hence the hook selection, and retention of the huge barb ;-)

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    Cheers,
    Hans W
     
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  2. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Nice looking flies and thanks for participating in the swap.
     
  3. Mike Monsos

    Mike Monsos AKA flyman219

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    Man I have to tie me up some of those beauties, thanks Hans for the inspiration!

    Mike