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  1. Fly Tying Topics
    No doubt this question has been asked before on the forum. At this time where is the best place to source some hen capes. In the past I've always used Indian Cock / badger but started to look at some Hen capes. Got some small hen capes from Lathkill, they were short feathers with some thick...
  2. Northern European Style Patterns
    Found a use for the sunburst Goat I got at BFFI?. Should have used Hen Hackle but didn't have any within reach...,
  3. Fly Tying Topics
    Just wondered what peoples views are? I typically use Indian cock for most of my tying. Majority of my tying being ; cascade types, Ally's , pert shrimp and loads of hair-wing / shrimp variants. The flies I make are size 14 to size 8 . Noticed some folk seem keen on Indian Hen? so is it...
  4. Fly Tying Topics
    Looking for help on this. Could someone recommend a hackle type that Frodin uses in his samurai patterns please? Am I right in thinking it is a soft hen saddle is what he uses in the front?
  5. Picture Gallery
    Circular route of the valley yesterday. Looking down from the 9th hole of the golf course. Looking down from Peak Hill. The coloured water is from the frequent cliff falls on the unprotected east beach. Lola spotted a brace of hen pheasants. On the way down to sea front ...
  6. Classified Sales
    Hi. I am Selling the following Brand New Chevron Hen Capes: Fluorescent Yellow: Grade 2 still available. These are exceptionally highy quality capes. Now SOLD, Many Thanks, £18 Each Delivered
  7. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Was messing around at the vice and this is one of the results, think I play a little more with this one :nod: 35mm Waddinton Gold wire tag Gold holographic tinsel I palmered the body with two different coloured hackles, rear half yellow badger front half orange badger hackle Gold wire rib...
  8. Picture Gallery
    Fresh ones are from the North esk in August Big hen was from today. 36 inches long
  9. Picture Gallery
    The Teith rose 2ft + overnight to a raging silty maelstrom this morning but settling somewhat in the afternoon. so, for the 3rd Wednesday running, the river was well out of order. Still and all, the Good Lord loves a trier and with a river impossible to wade for the most part, and certainly...
  10. Picture Gallery
    3 from yesterday on the Float. Several fish covered with the fly but not interested. Biggest was 11 pounds hen and all fish returned . Sewinfly. .........
  11. General Board
    I have just watched an itv news article on the persecution of Hen harriers and Golden eagles which i totally condemn and think that anyone shooting,trapping or poisoning them should be sent down for a long time. But on the other hand i would certainly welcome and condone the killing of...
  12. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Still playing with the hen hackles Copper wire tag Yellow and orange bucktail mix Two strands of pearl crystal flash Copper tinsel Black floss Copper wire rib Black arctic runner wing Yellow and orange hen hackles wound together
  13. General Board
    Morning All, Anyone know where I can get some chartreuse hen saddle? Many thanks, DS
  14. Fly Tying Topics
    I'm looking for some top quality hen capes/saddles in yellow, orange, red, black and blue.. If someone can point me in the right direction or has some for sale be much appreciated
  15. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Tied up two Green Holographic Cascades one with cock hackles and one with hen hackles,I prefer to use cock hackles myself because they don't collapse the way hen hackles do. What's your thoughts?
  16. Classified Sales
    Thanks for the interest......capes now sold
  17. Classified Sales
    13 cock and hen capes/saddles in various colours. Payment via PayPal as friend thanks. £32 posted. SOLD SOLD...
  18. Classified Sales
    Red ewing hen saddle £10 posted.
  19. Classified Sales
    9 x off cut original dee monkey material from a piece worth a£75 80 tungsten bottle tubes for monkey fly desidnged fir free swinging hook with plasric liner. 1 whiting genetic hen saddle silver doctor blue. 1 small whiting hen saddle hot orange in loose feathers that i was grading for size...
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