Whiting's New "High & Dry Hackle"

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  1. Ron McNeal

    Ron McNeal Life's good!

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    Picked up a couple of these capes @ the Waters West booth at the Atlantic Salmon Fly Expo. I'm not an expert ("hack" might be a better descriptive term), but want to suggest you tiers keep your eye out for this new line and check 'em out.

    They're really nice capes: uniformly abundant in the sizes most of us are looking for; "plump", "rich", "sexy" are words that come to mind as fan these capes out, examining the quantity, length and uniformity of the feathers.

    I'm looking at them as I'm typing this post and think they're really quite spectacular. Looking forward to tying up a bunch of drys.

    Anyway, check 'em out....
     
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    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    Thanks for the heads-up, Ron!
     
  3. ScottP

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    Does this mean they're going to re-label all their other capes as "Sparse and Soggy"? :)

    Regards,
    Scott
     
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    Ron McNeal Life's good!

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    RIMSHOT! Good one.............
     
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    GAT Dumbfounded

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    So what the heck is Whiting doing to the chickens to get them to produce plump, rich, sexy feathers? ... gawd only know what they're feeding those poor birds ...:)
     
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    No, I think it's the daily massages with milk and honey that they give the birds that really brings out that luster.