Tyer: Frank Potter
Hook: Dry #10-16
Tail: Golden Pheasant tippet
Rib: Fine gold wire
Body: Peacock herl
Wing: White deer hair
Hackle: Coachman brown neck or saddle
Instructions: Wrap thread back to gap.
Tie in wire at gap.
Thie in pheasant tippets with length as long as the hook shank (with last tie in pull thread forward under tail to slightly lift it).
Tie in two bent-in-two peacock herls (thus making four strands).
Wrap herl forward and tie down at this mark.
Tie in and wrap hackle leaving room for wing.
Stack deer hair with length ending at end of bend tie in.
Notes: Designed by Bud Buszek after Roal Coachman of orvic Co. or 1878. Orvis used the model designed in the 1830's by the sage coach driver for the Royal Family in England. The darker brown continues today as Coachman brown.
Source: Flyfisher Autumn 2013-2014.