The FOM from May 2010 was the Renegade, a fly developed by Taylor “Beartracks” Williams around 1928. This fly was based on many English fore ‘n aft pattern popular at that time. In the 1930’s Everett M Hale took the Renegade and came up with a pattern he called the Royal Renegade. This new fly was nothing more than the Renegade with a red floss band or waist.
Hook – Dry Fly #12-18
Thread – Black or Red 8/0
Tag – Gold tinsel tied slight down the bend of the hook
Rear Hackle – Brown -lightly undersized
Body – Peacock herl
Waist – Red floss
Front Hackle – White or Cream Hackle