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Understanding Different Kinds of Hackle (21 of 56)

Have you ever wondered why there are different kinds of hackle available in fly shops and catalogs? In this video, Tim explains the differences among the three most popular kinds of hackle: rooster cape, rooster saddle, and hen cape. Capes and saddles come from different parts of the bird, and they display different characteristics, which affect how you might use them. Tim really pulled out all the stops when it comes to video special effects and graphics here.
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