Dr. Kirgen Fly Pattern

Dr. Kirgen Fly Pattern

Dr. Kirgen Fly Pattern

Hook – Mustad #94840 or #94833
Size – #12 – #14
Thread – black 6/0
Tail – golden pheasant tippets
Body – peacock herl rear 1/4 red floss forward
Wing – white calftail, divided, tied spent
Hackle – brown

Comment – This fly was Leonard Halladay’s version of the Royal Coachman. Dr. Kirgen, a physician from Cincinnati, was a close friend of Len Halladay. The two of them often fished the Boardman River back in the 20’s and 30’s. Submitted by Tom Deschaine.

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