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Whiting Hackle Gauge – Antunez

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I use it occasionally, but I can generally not always hackle a dry fly without using it. Sign In Need an account?

Hackle Gauge

I don’t think it cost what a Whiting gauge costs. Years ago Dan Bailey sized all the hackles for his 75 commercial tyers himself because commercial ties required consistency and he wasn’t getting it.

As for parachutes, close is good enough for me. Mounts right onto any vise! For palmered hackle on dy flies, such as an Elk Hair Caddis, I go 1 to 2 sizes smaller.


Keep in mind, if you are tying these for yourself, somewhere close will be just fine. You may unsubscribe via the link found at the bottom of every email. I over-hackle them consciously and seem to do all right. If you are an experienced fly tier or just starting out FTF is the perfect place to call home. Plus I know when I’m out of the size I need.

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Ah, hadkle the one, one is a warrior and he will bring the others back. If I’m tying a 12 then I will see that the feather tips are going just over the mark on my hackle gauge. Thanks for the replies.

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This would be one size up. You can always use the hook gap as a gauge also. Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list. Then the hackle gauge came out and made that unnecessary. Posted 08 January – hwckle I have a cheap Griffin hackle gauge that I have on the post of my vise. I tie my parachutes with normal sized hackle 14 hackle for a 14 hook.


If you are tying commercially, then you want to try and get the same size every time, so you just pay close guge to your gauge, so they are all the same.

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Hac,le Based Scottish Highlands. That’s what I’ve always used as a rule of thumb. I’ve got one I’ve had for years. We will be happy to match the price of the item which includes the shipping cost from the retailer hwckle are matching.

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