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#16 denduke

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Posted 03 August 2017 - 06:12 PM

The reason people do the EP fibers I think is it is amazing how they shed water on the pickup in the cast enabling a long succcesfull effortless cast of some huge streamers. I experienced this with my recent ties. Compared to marabou, rabbit fur, even bucktail the EP stuff definitely was better than the soggy, heavey, "hit in the head by half a chicken"! Feathers are still pretty good though. I could have made mine lots sparser dressed but even the bulky ones were amazing. Is Congo hair just as good? The Steve Farrah's flash blend stuff I had was good mixed/alternating also and adds great flash.

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#17 vicente

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Posted 03 August 2017 - 09:53 PM

Yes Congo hair is just as good, I do really like the sf blends though.