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Hans Weilenmann

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JC Penny

Hook: Grip 14723BL #14

Thread: Benecchi 12/0, black

Body hackle: Hen, light dun

Rib: Wire, gold

Tail: Hen barbs, light dun

Body: Beaver, dyed brown - in split thread

Hackle: Jungle Cock saddle, dyed brown

 

Cheers,

Hans W

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Jungle cock saddle? Are those the feathers with the cream stripe down the middle that I use for making Isonychia nymphs? Do you bleach them first?

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Jungle cock saddle? Are those the feathers with the cream stripe down the middle that I use for making Isonychia nymphs? Do you bleach them first?

 

Correct on the feather. No bleaching. De-grease, then brown dye bath. Set color by adding some vinegar.

 

Cheers,

Hans W

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