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Default Re: First time tying Hen Saddle hackle....HELP!!!!

are you using the hackle with the fibers on both sides? if so, are you folding the hackle prior to wrapping it.

I believe the hackle, rather than being wound on, can be stripped of the fibers and tied on as a throat

alternatively, just take a tooth brush and brush the clumps out when you have the fly finished.
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