Home /; Griffin Hook / Hackle Gauge. Griffin Hook / Hackle Gauge. Griffin Hook / Hackle Gauge. $ In stock. $ Availability: In stock. Qty: Add to Cart. A standard, high quality hook and hackle gauge from one of the most trusted names in fly tying tools. The scales are printed on a high-visibility. The Whiting Hackle Gauge give you an all new method of measuring hackle for dry fly tying. Taking into account the game measurements of today’s most.
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Ah, but the one, one is a warrior and he will bring the others back. Currently I’m using the Griffin guage. I use it occasionally, but I can generally not always hackle a dry fly without using it.
It is also a much more convenient way of measuring the hackle while it is still on the cape. Nailhead design prevents hackle from slipping off. I’ve forgotten my password. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next. Community Forum Software by IP. The price matched will also always be the “Shipped” price as many vendors do not offer Free shipping as we do.
Shorter than what I would use for a thorax tie. I use it all the time.
I use one and find it useful. Otherwise I am with the comments above. I don’t tie many parachutes, though, so I’m not an expert. You may unsubscribe via the link found at the bottom of every email.
For palmered hackle on gaugr flies, such as an Elk Hair Caddis, I go 1 to 2 sizes smaller.
Quite simply, we won’t be undersold in our industry! Then the hackle gauge came out and made that unnecessary. I think it was Ron Lucas who I got that advise from. Several functions may not work. Available here in the blue color.
I have one from Griffin. I’ve got one I’ve had for years. C Based Scottish Highlands.
Don’t waist time hunting all over a used neck looking for a feather that isn’t there. As for parachutes, close is good enough for me.
Close is just fine. Thanks for signing up! I over-hackle hxckle consciously and seem hacklr do all right. I’ve always heard that parachutes should be about 1 size larger than normal. Mad River Outfitters, Bethel Rd. I wanted one to match hackles on flies such as the March Brown.
I don’t think it cost what a Whiting gauge costs. If you go all of the way to the next mark, on my gauge that would be two sizes up from the 12, which would be a You’ve got a pretty wide range on hackling. So on a 12 I would use anything from an 11 to a 10 hackle. Sorry for the rant but Real Fly Shops are a dying breed and Amazon isn’t helping this.
They are NOT a fly shop and doing their best to undermine our long standing industry. Mounts right onto any vise! Emails are serviced by Constant Contact. I tie my parachutes with normal sized hackle 14 hackle for a 14 hook.