jungle cock


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male jungle fowl

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The fabulous Jungle Cock feather with its distinctive black and white colours is undoubtedly highly visible and many older-generation fly dressers used at least two white blobs on the black jungle cock feather.
Sewin tend to hover slowly around a pool in the dark and the contrasting difference between a fly with a jungle cock feather and one without must feature highly in the decision of the fish to go for it or not.
Jungle cock capes with their glossy white spots and Bible black surrounds are really astounding - and two feathers from a cape make a very effective addition to a sewin fly.
Jungle cock capes can cost up to pounds 50 each but fortunately now these magnificent birds are bred by specialist farmers in this country.
When a long-standing friend reminded me of a valuable gift he'd brought me back from India many decades ago - a fly with a Jungle Cock feather - I felt a little embarrassed as I had to tell him that although I had used the fly, a huge fish had taken such a liking to it that it broke the leader
Naturally this pattern was improved with the passage of time and a jungle cock was added to the cheeks in the late Seventies.
He said: "It's a sparkly silver Invicta type fly with jungle cock eyes and a few other added bits and pieces.
Over the years extra materials have been added to it - black hair wing and then jungle cock.
The final touch was to tie in two jungle cock cheeks which I firmly believe no salmon fly is complete without.
Jungle cock eyes and red varnish complete the pattern which I can guarantee will catch a fish.
The body is peacock herl ribbed with red holograph material, and the wing, sparsely dressed black marabou with jungle cock cheeks.
Ian's advice was to fish a brightly-coloured fly, something with yellow in it such as a Garry Dog or something with jungle cock cheeks on it.
He went to the little shop at the pier to buy some and was given the same advice: fish something bright with jungle cock.