fly tying Coch-y-Bonddu wet fly

Coch-y-Bonddu wet fly

This well known Welsh pattern represents a small beetle of the same name (red & black) that is found along the river and lake banks of the Welsh countryside. One of the classic peacock herl patterns that trout just love. Here’s the correct way of tying it.

  • Hook: Mustad S70 # 10
  • Tying thread: Black sheer 14/0
  • Butt: Fine flat gold tinsel
  • Body: Peacock herl
  • Rib: Tying thread
  • Hackle: Furnace hen hackle

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