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Need help identifying material (baitfish pattern)

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Howdy folks. New to the board here, and getting things figured out on the forum.

 

Need a little help identifying the material on this fly. Specifically, the green and white fibers. It's definitely synthetic, and I have tried (and failed) to replicate the exact material with no luck. In hand, the material feels very fine soft (not stiff like super hair). It does have a very very slight crinkle to it (but not extreme like super hair or slinky fibers). The closest thing I could find was the Hareline Fishair, but the Fishair ain't it.

 

I'm fairly certain it is not any of the following materials (I have all these materials and have eliminated them as exact match):

-SF Blend Fibers

-SF Slinky Fibers

-EP Fibers

-Hareline Fishair

-Senyo's Laser Hair

-Yak Hair

-Polar Fiber

-Craft Fur (much longer than craft fur...)

-DNA Frosty Fiber

-Microlon

-SF Mirror Image

-Super Hair

 

I'm sure someone out there knows what it probably is and I'm betting people tie with it because this fly is from a local fly shop with almost all the basic materials available (but not the one I'm looking for here). Any help from some knowledgeable folks would be greatly appreciated!

 

Photo is attached.

 

 

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Not bucktail. It's a SYNTHETIC material I'm looking for.

 

And before someone says it, it's not the Fishskull Faux Bucktail either. Tried that first, and it didn't match.

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angel silk

 

flash n slinky

 

hairabou

 

lumi silk

 

predator wrap

 

martieks awesome hair

 

synthetic wig hair from the party/dollar store

 

???

 

what site did you find the photo on?

 

what fly shop did you buy it from?

 

can you replicate the fly from any of the fibers you currently own?

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Buck tail would work good. But my money is on kanenkalon(sp?) wig hair. I know some guys on here use it and may be able to recognize it better than me.

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angel silk

 

flash n slinky

 

hairabou

 

lumi silk

 

predator wrap

 

martieks awesome hair

 

synthetic wig hair from the party/dollar store

 

???

 

what site did you find the photo on?

 

what fly shop did you buy it from?

 

can you replicate the fly from any of the fibers you currently own?

Took the photo myself.

 

I could use a different material but I’m determined to figure out exactly what it is. I’ll google a few mentioned above and see if that narrows down the list any.

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Sure looks like bucktail to me. I think I have the exact same color. Not to many synthetics out there that tapers.

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Doesn't look tapered to me, just staggered. Looks like extrem select craft fur w/o under fur, if such even exists...

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Doesn't look tapered to me, just staggered. Looks like extrem select craft fur w/o under fur, if such even exists...

I thought it really resembled craft fur as well.

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