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...
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...
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 ...
Was messing around at the vice and this is one of the results, think I play a little more with this one :nod:
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...
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...
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...
Still playing with the hen hackles
Copper wire tag
Yellow and orange bucktail mix
Two strands of pearl crystal flash
Copper wire rib
Black arctic runner wing
Yellow and orange hen hackles wound together
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...