saddle hackle

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a long narrow feather on the back (saddle) of a domestic fowl

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His prominently wearing long rooster feathers in his hair on national television helped establish a hairdressing trend that created an insatiable demand for the best saddle hackle in the country.
The tail consists of six saddle hackles in yellow and chartreuse and strands of pearl Flashabou.
It supports the head better than a short tail made of supple material such as marabou, soft saddle hackles or supple synthetic winging material.
On the left, the bustle-maker has utilized three different colors of saddle hackles in a uniform and precise fashion.
I particularly like to use saddle hackles (if you can find them now that the beauty shops have them) for flies weighted for this motion.