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#11300323 - 12/23/15 03:34 PM Trying out hackle
Jonathan_Zambrano Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/19/07
Posts: 196
I was tying with marabou and also doing some with silicone skirts but finally decided to try out hackle. This is my version of the Electric Chicken. I call it Pinky the Chicken. It's 1/8oz #2 jighead.

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#11300397 - 12/23/15 04:11 PM Re: Trying out hackle [Re: Jonathan_Zambrano]
larry mays Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/24/14
Posts: 863
Loc: Winnsboro, Texas
Nice tie, I like Pinky. Most of the people I fish with or tie for want the long feathers on hackle going up in the water. Not sure what it does, I don't use it enough.

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#11300406 - 12/23/15 04:17 PM Re: Trying out hackle [Re: Jonathan_Zambrano]
jasoniam Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 1159
Loc: Bedford
Looks real nice to me!!! That will catch for sure!!
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#11300727 - 12/23/15 07:29 PM Re: Trying out hackle [Re: Jonathan_Zambrano]
Jig Man Offline
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Registered: 01/10/09
Posts: 3938
Loc: Over here...
I may have to start using hackle, or learn how to die feathers. It is getting hard to find good marabou these days.
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#11300825 - 12/23/15 08:22 PM Re: Trying out hackle [Re: Jonathan_Zambrano]
AggieKenny Offline
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Registered: 06/08/10
Posts: 1670
Loc: Roanoke,TEXAS
Looks good!

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#11301103 - 12/23/15 11:31 PM Re: Trying out hackle [Re: Jonathan_Zambrano]
Skip_48 Offline
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Registered: 09/03/04
Posts: 5366
Loc: Toledo Bend in Texas
Good color and should catch crappie!

Jig Man think the marabou I get is always been good, but it's never been what I would call cheap! Matter of fact last order I got a new color they started this year and it looks excellent as far as I can tell. I just have not dug into it as had too many other things to do.

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#11307242 - 12/27/15 09:42 PM Re: Trying out hackle [Re: Jonathan_Zambrano]
Jonathan_Zambrano Offline
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Registered: 11/19/07
Posts: 196
Thanks guys! I really like tying with both hackle and marabou, the hackle seems to have a little more pop to it. I am gonna ask some SLABS what they prefer! Lol
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