Bulk French Partridge Hackles (5 Gram Packet)
Bulk French Partridge Hackles
Bulk size packs of individual colours, the wonderful barred feather from just below the wing. Probablly the best feather for all your Mayfly patterns.
French partridge hackles are probably the most popular feather used in tying wet mayfly patterns.
They are generally tied as the front hackle.They can easily be tied in by the stalk or by the tip.
The natural French Partridge hackles create some beautiful mayflies when tied in with a natural raffia body and an olive hackle.
Experiment with them using cock hackles of various olive/ yellow shades as body hackles and partridge hackles as the front hackle.