Necks, Saddles & Backs
Whiting Coq De Leon Hen Cape - Soft, webby capes in a natural mottled brown color pattern make these the perfect feathers for collars, nymph legs, and wing cases. Cape size is about 10 x 20 cm. Feather length is approximately 3-8 cm and barb length 5-30 mm. Note that the feather sizes and colors may vary.
Whiting 4 B's Hen Saddle is a part of Whiting's Bigger Better Bargain Birds feather product serie. It is a great choice for wet flies. Try this saddle for a softer, webbier collar for more movement in the fly. Suitable for many fly patterns, use for insect imitations and other small wet flies. Feather length is approximately 3-6 cm and barb length about 1-3 cm. Saddle size is about 10 x 20 cm. Note that the feather sizes and colors may vary.
FutureFly American Saddles are just perfect for all kinds of flies, there are small feathers and bigger feathers, so you are able to tie many different kind and size of flies from one saddle. Suitable for many kind of wet flies. Saddle size approximately 17 x 10 cm. Feather length about 3–6 cm and fiber length about 5–20 mm.
Veniard Genetic Saddles from the USA with hackles across the size range. Can be used for dry flies in hook sizes approx. #8-14. Try also for baitfish patterns or mix in tube fly & intruder wings. Available in two different grades: #1 grade saddles have more feathers, stiffer barbs and more material for dry flies #2 grade saddles have less feathers Saddle size is approximately 15-20 x 10 cm. Colors may vary.
Dry Neck Chunks are cut from dry fly necks and can be used for many dry fly patterns. Can also be mixed in streamer, intruder and tube fly wings. Feather length is approximately 3 - 10 cm and barb length is suitable for about hook sizes #10 - #16. Colors may vary. Size of the whole piece including feathers is about 15 x 5 cm.
Saltwater Bass Capes have wider feathers ideal for tailing and winging. Originally designed for bass flies, but can be used for all kind of baitfish patterns. Works also as a hackle for wet flies when you need to have longer fibers. Cape length is approximately 25 x 11 cm. Size and color shades may vary.
FutureFly Signature Hen Saddle is suitable for small and medium sized wet flies. Use for insect imitations and salmon & seatrout flies as a hackle. Feathers are soft and have natural action in the water. Whole saddle will last for many flies. Feather length is approximately 4 - 10 cm and barb length 0,5 - 2 cm.
Coq de Leon roosters are the oldest genetic chicken line bred for fly tying feathers. Dating back several hundred years, these roosters have traditionally been bred only in Spain. Since the mid-1990's, Whiting Farms has continued the tradition by raising authentic Coq de Leon rooster stock from Spain. Whiting Farms is the only commercial breeder of Coq de Leon outside of Spain. Coq de Leon Rooster Saddles have long feathers and barbs. They have excellent material for many different fly patterns: Feathers with stiffest barbs are perfect for large salmon dry flies and skaters Streamer wing material Body hackle for ...
UV2 Flat Wing Saddles can be used for tying Flat Wing Streamers. Suitable as well for other streamer and saltwater patterns. Use as a tail or wing material or wind hackle for all kind of wet flies. Saddle size is approximately 30 x 13 cm. Feather length varies between 10 and 20 cm. Barb length approximately 1 - 2 cm.
Hareline 1/2 Grizzly Saddle feathers can be used for both large pike and tube flies and as a hackle for small dry flies. Barbs are stiff and make the dry fly float high. Feathers can also be added on the wing to give nice look and action for saltwater patterns. Feather length approximately 15 - 25 cm. Barb length is suitable for approx. size #12 - #16 dry flies.
Ewing 1/2 Rooster Neck has flexible stems that resist twisting, rich barb density, strong barbs that will hackle off the stem when wrapped and high feather counts from sizes 4 to 24 and smaller. Suitable for tying wide range of different kind of dry flies. Suitable also for classic streamer wings. Half neck size is about 6 x 25 cm. As Ewing Neck is a product of nature, color tones may vary.
Whiting Hen Cape is meant to use for wet flies. These hackle feathers are soft and looks alive in underwater world. Feathers are suitable also for streamer and dry fly wings, nymph hackles and salmon fly hackles. Feathers are usable for mid-sized (#6-12) wet fly hackles. If you are going to use them as streamer wings, feathers are suitable for hook size #2-8. Colors can vary.
Metz Combo Neck is a excellent way to get started in flytying and get quality necks in popular colors. These contains a lot of feathers and Combo package contains two half necks in different colors. Metz Cock Necks are good sized and very high quality. They contain plenty of long and thin feathers for even size #20 flies and even smaller. Grade #1 necks have great amount of different sized feathers. These necks are the best in the world. Grade #2 necks have also quality material. The biggest difference between grade #1 and #2 is the amount of feathers. The grade ...
Whiting Spey Hackle Rooster Saddle is suitable for tying traditional spey flies and shrimp imitations. It's barbs are supple and feathers are suitable for front & back & body hackles. There is also softer feathers on the both sides of the saddle which can be used for tails in shrimp and leech flies. Compared to rooster cape, rooster saddle has larger and longer feathers with more limited size variation. Feather length varies between 7 - 13 cm and barb length between 3 - 5 cm. Saddle's size is approximately 15 x 27 cm. As rooster saddle is a product of nature, ...
Whiting's Bigger Better Bargain Birds product family's rooster capes are versatile choice for streamer wings and streamer & salmon fly hackles. 4 B's capes contain feathers in many different sizes from just a few cm up to 13 cm. There is also softer feathers for traditional wet flies on the both sides of the neck. Cape size is about 13 x 30 cm. Because rooster necks are a product of nature, there might appear variation in colors.
Ewing Dry Fly Rooster Neck has flexible stems that resist twisting, rich barb density, strong barbs that will hackle off the stem when wrapped and high feather counts from sizes 4 to 24 and smaller. Suitable for tying wide range of different kind of dry flies. Neck size is about 11 x 25 cm. As Ewing Dry Fly Neck is a product of nature, color tones may vary.
Whiting's Bird Fur is a multipurpose material for wet flies. It is one-half of a full, Whiting's large Spey Rooster saddle. Feathers have long fibers that swim naturally in the water. Use for wings and tails. Perfect for shrimp flies, intruders, leaches, speyflies and streamers. Size of the patch is about 10 x 25 cm.
Whiting 1/4 Dry Fly Saddle is a good choice for dry fly tiers. Saddle's feathers are about 20-27 cm long, so one feather will last for 1-3 dry fly hackles. Two different models: Small is suitable for hook size #14 and smaller flies, large for #14 and larger flies. The size of the saddle is about 4 x 30 cm. There are natural variation in colors, colors in the images are examples.
Whiting High & Dry Saddles have a lot of material for enthusiastic dry fly tiers. Hackle feathers' barb lenght varies a bit and most of the feathers are suitable for hook sizes #12-18. Feather length varies between 5-30 cm and most of the feathers are over 20 cm long. This makes it possible to tie from one up to three flies just from one feather. As other Whiting's saddles, High & Dry saddles' feathers have elastic quills and stiff barbs to guarantee excellent floating abilities for your dry flies. The size of the saddle is about 11 x 35 cm. There are ...
Half size High & Dry Capes are the most versatile necks in the Whiting's product line. These capes have a great variety in feather size, which allows you to tie small insect imitations & skaters and even salmon dry flies, all just from one cape. Fly size "Sweet spot" is in between hook size #10-16. As other Whiting's capes, High & Dry necks' feathers have elastic quills and stiff barbs to guarantee excellent floating abilities for your dry flies.
High & Dry Capes are the most versatile necks in the Whiting's product line. These capes have a great variety in feather size, which allows you to tie small insect imitations & skaters and even salmon dry flies, all just from one cape. Fly size "Sweet spot" is in between hook size #10-16. As other Whiting's capes, High & Dry necks' feathers have elastic quills and stiff barbs to guarantee excellent floating abilities for your dry flies.
Whiting Dry Fly Saddle is a good choice for dry fly tiers. Saddle's feathers are about 20-27 cm long, so one feather will last for 1-3 dry fly hackles. These feathers are suitable for hook size #12 - #18 dry flies. With Bronze quality saddle you are able to tie at least about 500 flies. The size of the saddle is about 12 cm x 30 cm. There are natural variation in colors, colors in the images are examples.