kejeon

Feather Dressed Hooks

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you can get them by the oz i think( about 200 feathers)in all kinds of colors just look in the flytieing section in netcrafters,lure parts online,cabellas bass pro...

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Just my two cents worth, but I cut them off first thing because I feel they limit the amount of swing when walking the dog or the side way jump of their jerk baits.

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You can buy a bag of chicken feathers at many craft stores, like Michael's. You have to pick through the bag to choose the feathers to trim/use, but it's cheap.

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Me being a country boy it seems a bit funny to hear you guys talking about buying chicken feathers. And I have no doubt there are things us country boys do that give the city folk a good chuckle. But then we all need a good laugh now and then. :D

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Me being a country boy it seems a bit funny to hear you guys talking about buying chicken feathers. And I have no doubt there are things us country boys do that give the city folk a good chuckle. But then we all need a good laugh now and then. :D

I remember as a kid chasing my momma's rooster all over the yard wanting him to drop a couple feathers to "tie flies", it was lots of fun till the rooster got tired of it and started chasing me.

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Me being a country boy it seems a bit funny to hear you guys talking about buying chicken feathers. And I have no doubt there are things us country boys do that give the city folk a good chuckle. But then we all need a good laugh now and then. :D

Ben, you just know that bag of feathers cost more than a chicken in East Texas! :D

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We used to make a sort of fly for stripers that was nothing but a 4/0 stainless hook with white feathers tied to it with white or red yarn. It would be fished behind a weighted popping cork below the Livingston dam when the stripers would come up busting shad. I won't say what kind of bird it was, but for the price of one .22 bullet we had enough feathers to tie more flies than we could use all year.

Ben

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I don't want to know what kind of bird it was, that might make me an accessory to a crime. lol. But I can get all the white chicken feathers that I want since I work at a chicken processing plant.

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