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Hackle or marabou? #9091958 07/03/13 12:31 AM
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Hi, new to tying. What do you like better, hackel or marabou?. I really am not looking for durability, i normally have to trow it away after a day, the hook is all bent. From a fishing standpoint, what is better?

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Re: Hackle or marabou? [Re: SlabHappy] #9091962 07/03/13 12:34 AM
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Hackle is easier to work with.

Re: Hackle or marabou? [Re: SlabHappy] #9091995 07/03/13 12:43 AM
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Why not use both!! I like them both...

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For me Hackle but both is good to.

Re: Hackle or marabou? [Re: SlabHappy] #9092423 07/03/13 02:39 AM
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Bou for me... or hair. I use very little hackle. But hey, the fish will eatum all.


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Re: Hackle or marabou? [Re: SlabHappy] #9093041 07/03/13 11:20 AM
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both

Re: Hackle or marabou? [Re: SlabHappy] #9094710 07/03/13 08:45 PM
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maribou for me.

Re: Hackle or marabou? [Re: SlabHappy] #9096882 07/04/13 02:47 PM
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Both, but remember nothing has the action of marabou! Also remember don't leave the stem in when tying marabou unless it's so very thin. I probably on normal jigs only use the stem in my tails 5% to 10% of the time. There are some patterns that use the tips of the marabou, but usually in a fly.


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Hackle for me!! They all work though!

Re: Hackle or marabou? [Re: SlabHappy] #13830669 01/03/21 08:55 PM
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Kicking this old thread back up.

It seems like most of the jigs are see nowadays are hackle over marabou.
Is there a reason for this other than hackle being easier to work with?
Does one work better than the other in a certain seasons or conditions?

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Both but hackle is easier to work with.


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Thanks for the info, I just thought it was odd 90% of the hand tied jigs I see here are done with hackle.
I don't see marabou jig pics nearly as often & was wondering if it was solely because hackle is easier to work with?

I am just getting into tying jigs and plan to tie & fish both; for you fellas tying/fishing both, is there a time of year or condition that you would choose to fish one over the other?


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Re: Hackle or marabou? [Re: SlabHappy] #13831420 01/04/21 03:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Tin Boat
Thanks for the info, I just thought it was odd 90% of the hand tied jigs I see here are done with hackle.
I don't see marabou jig pics nearly as often & was wondering if it was solely because hackle is easier to work with?

I am just getting into tying jigs and plan to tie & fish both; for you fellas tying/fishing both, is there a time of year or condition that you would choose to fish one over the other?



Here you go. Also notice my ,marabou tails have no stems in them!

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If your just starting out Tin Boat I would use simple materials first and get the hang of it all then start experimenting from there.

Just my 2 cents worth.


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