Greenwell Dry Fly Hackles

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joaniebo
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Greenwell Dry Fly Hackles

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Many years ago, a fellow in Germany sent me these hackles from "Ellis Slater" who, I firmly believe, used to have some of the finest materials for the old dressings. Too bad for the fly tying community thar Mr. Slater passed away several years ago.
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catskilljohn
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Re: Greenwell Dry Fly Hackles

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Nice!
I bought the wet fly set. Love them! CJ
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joaniebo
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Re: Greenwell Dry Fly Hackles

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CSJ

I also got the Greenwell hen hackles from Ellis Slater .... just didn't have pics to post.

Bob

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Re: Greenwell Dry Fly Hackles

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Bob--those are beautiful badgers, just begging to be tied into Conovers!

bb

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