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Old 05-13-2003, 01:21 AM
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Re: Spey Hackle

Originally posted by speyman
The Whiting hackles are too small in fibre and have no body in the water. I think they are a poor choice. I like BEP a lot but it is very expensive and you can only get 3 turns on a fly.
I double the feathers up and have no problem getting the body I need to produce a productive Spey fly...and, from my very own experiences, I have found this stuff to catch fish and to me, that is what is most important when we are discussing various Heron subsitutes.
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