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Coffin Fly Fly

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About the Coffin Fly Trout Fly

The Coffin Fly was created to represent the spinner stage of the Green Drake which we have come to know as the 'Coffin Fly'.

Creator of this trout fly: Walt Dette & Ted Townsend

Tier of this trout fly: Allan Podell

Country of origin for this trout fly: America - Catskill

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams


  • Hook : 12-14.
  • Thead : White then black for hackle and head.
  • Tail : 3 peccary hairs with black tips, spread.
  • Wing : Well marked teal flank.
  • Body : White dubbing or poly yarn.
  • Rib : White thread.
  • Hackle : Golden badger and lots of it.

Rib : White thread, tied in at tail, to reinforce prepared (hackle clipped to about 1/16" from stem) white saddle stem ribbed. Saddle hackle stem tied in near thorax and palmered back towards tail. The thread then locks in saddle stem and is brought forward to wing.

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