Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Leons Long Tail Coho
Originated and Tied By Leon Guthrie

Leons Long Tail Coho
Name Leons Long Tail Coho
Category Salmon
HookUp Eyed Salmon (Or Hook & Size of Your Choice)
BodyVeniard Glister Sparkle Dubbing (Pearl) along shank of hook and extending for tail. Covered with Fluorescent Pink Floss.
Extended TailFluorescent Pink Floss bound around Glister Sparkle Dubbing Tail for about � inch in length.
RibbingSilver Oval Wire or similar. Around extended tail section only.
WingRed Rabbit Fur with several strands of Veniard Krystal Flash (Hot Orange and also a few strands of Pearl Krystal Flash)
HeadBuilt Large with Fluorescent Pink Floss. Paint on eyes, and cover with clearEpoxy glue.

Leon gets the honors this week. This pattern was originated and tied by Leon Guthrie of Galashiels, Scotland after we discussed color combinations and salmon fishing for coho. I can't wait to give it a try. See more Leon Guthrie originals at The Flies of Leon Guthrie.