Synthetic Jungle Cock

Sunset_angler

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They look ok but I have found them difficult to tie in, I also found the add unwanted buoyancy to flies I have tied on hooks
 

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I remember reading that one of the properties of jungle cock is that it is UV reactive whereas the synthetic stuff isn’t. You’d be better buying a cheap JC cake for £30 and using a little nail polish or varnish to fix the splits if it bothers you or use the splits as they are if not.
 

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Not worth it in my experience

The ones I tried actually worked out quite expensive per nail compared to my normal mid quality cape
 

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I find synthetic jungle cock looks better tied in smaller sizes than you would use natural. I use them to replace the most used sizes from a cape to avoid ending up with part used capes. I tie it in facing forwards and fold back to avoid it pulling out. Not sure which brand I used below but it appears the same as sold by flymakers. Size is 15mm and fly wing is 2.5 inches for scale.
 

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Prosportfisher Gen3 for smaller flies. I just cut the ends to a point, dab of superglue and that’s it. If tying tubes I prefer Future Fly JC.
 
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