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Old 11-13-2003, 05:08 PM
Capt. Mel Simpson Capt. Mel Simpson is offline
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I would look for a feather that is wide and long, round tipped, densely webbed, with a sturdy straight stem that is splayed. My preference is the Whiting American Rooster Cape for all my tarpon wings. I also use a soft wide saddle in front of the collar.

Because our tarpon are the giants, my flies are big, about 4" long.

Mel
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