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05-30-2003 12:18 AM
speydoc My shepard looks nervous each time I aproach her tail, it has been trimmed several times! If one separates out the underfur and then "cements" the base with a hot glue gun one has a material that can be dyed and stored indefinitely - the fur of to the side on the tail of a shepard is very similar to coyote, just a little bit stiffer - it has the luster of polar bear but is softer, almost midway between polar bear and artic fox!?!!
05-28-2003 07:44 PM
fredaevans
Well, if you reallllly neeeed Pooch hair ...

I'll send you some of Sheba's ... 2 large zip log bags each?? We've gone from Winter to early summer temps. in TWO days. Sheba's shedding like an old Army blanket.

Sheesh!
fae
05-28-2003 07:28 PM
Bruce Wright
Dog tail

The fur buyer is called Goldburg or Goldberg cann't rember which , it's been awhile sence I was trapping muskrats and racoons for hunting money . Another source if they haven't moved out of state would be the Seattle Fur Exchange . They used to be huge . They used to be located down by Southcenter . If Those donn't pan out maybe gve Quilceta tannery in Marysville a call or a swing by a taxidermist . If all else fails shave the neighbours German Shepperd . Would Artic Fox work or is that to fine ? Later Bruce
05-28-2003 10:50 AM
sinktip Thanks all. I have a couple places to start once what I have runs out.

I was going through some pictures from my Mom's estate last night and lo and behold a picture of six of the critters lined up on the snowbank and me posing with my old trusty 22-250. If I only would have known then :hehe:
05-28-2003 02:13 AM
flytyer Sinktip,

Try the fur buyer in Seattle, I can't think of their name at the moment though. They have been around for around 80 years and are one of the world's largest fur buyers. I know they get coyote skins and tails, and they like to sell the second or damaged skins and tails to get them out of the place for cheap. I still can't think of their name though they are down on the south side of town. I want to say their name is Goldberg, but I don't think that is correct.
05-28-2003 12:36 AM
Flybob
Coyote Source?

I seem to recall that within the last year, one of the two fly tying magazines that I subscribe to did write an article about all the uses for coyote fur, if you can locate a copy, there may be a source listed, otherwise, a balloon over the muzzle of a .22 will quite things somewhat.
Since the mags mentioned are not Forum sponsors, I will only say that they are published by companies on opposite coasts.
Good luck.
05-27-2003 01:36 PM
fredaevans
Truth to this! Who is that doggie walking by the window??

Recently moved to Ashland, but our 'old neighborhood' in east Medford was a 5 minute drive from down town. Not unusual to see one of these 'critters' walking down the middle of a residential street. Would always 'count the cats' after we saw one.
05-27-2003 11:42 AM
kush Wait by a field - any field - with a rifle - after a while there is your source
05-27-2003 11:36 AM
sinktip
Coyote

Curious as if anyone is aware of a source for coyote tail.

Since local steelhead rivers have been closed, I have been feeding my addiction by experimenting with some tubefly patterns. One of the ones that looks promising in both the vise and the sink includes a sparse double wing of coyote tail. So far I am using a section of tail that is probably 20+ years old. It is left over from my days in North Idaho where winter was spent with a varmit rifle instead of a speyrod.

Should the pattern prove a keeper, I will eventually need a supply of tail. Sure, I could substitute but I have already named the pattern the Coyote Ugly so that just isn't an option

sinktip

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