Home /; Griffin Hook / Hackle Gauge. Griffin Hook / Hackle Gauge. Griffin Hook / Hackle Gauge. $ In stock. $ Availability: In stock. Qty: Add to Cart. A standard, high quality hook and hackle gauge from one of the most trusted names in fly tying tools. The scales are printed on a high-visibility. The Whiting Hackle Gauge give you an all new method of measuring hackle for dry fly tying. Taking into account the game measurements of today’s most.

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Thanks for signing up! I think it was Ron Lucas who I got that advise from. I use it occasionally, but I can generally not always hackle a dry fly without using it. We will be happy to match the price of the item which includes the shipping cost from the retailer we are matching.

Available here in the blue hzckle. Nailhead design prevents hackle from slipping off.

On mine, just a bit longer than gape width. Only registered customers can rate. Shipping For information on shipping, returns, our guarantee and more If you are an experienced fly tier or just starting out FTF is the perfect place to call home. For palmered hackle on dy flies, such as an Elk Hair Caddis, I go 1 to 2 sizes smaller.


I don’t think it cost what a Whiting gauge costs. The price matched will also always be the “Shipped” price as many vendors do not offer Free shipping as we do. Mad River Outfitters, Bethel Rd. Close is just fine. By submitting this form, you are granting: I use one and find it useful.

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Otherwise I am with the comments above. I sometimes use one for sizes I tie infrequently. Any one else use a gauge and how useful are they. They are NOT a fly shop and doing their best to undermine our long standing industry. Will measure from size 8 width of the gauge down to I’ve used a few gauges.

See our Email Privacy Policy for details. Regardless, feel free to contact us to discuss. I tie my parachutes with normal sized hackle 14 hackle for a 14 hook. Community Forum Software by IP. It is also a much more convenient way of measuring the hackle while it is still on the cape. We are hacile going to participate in this so please don’t inquire about matching prices with Amazon. Years ago Dan Bailey sized all the hackles for his 75 commercial tyers himself because commercial ties required consistency and he wasn’t getting it.

Quite simply, we won’t be undersold in our industry! Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Then the hackle gauge came out and made that unnecessary.

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That’s what I’ve always used as a rule of thumb. Don’t Feed The Trolls. Machined from anodized aluminum.

I don’t tie many parachutes, though, so I’m not an expert. I’ve got one I’ve had for years. I wanted one to match hackles on flies such as the March Brown. Really a matter of preference. Please understand that we can’t be asked hxckle match a price on an item that you cannot actually buy at the advertised price. Since I broke down and bought one, a few years ago, I use it on every dry fly hackle I wind. Sorry for the rant but Real Fly Shops are hack,e dying breed and Amazon isn’t helping this.

Fly Fishing Professionals call us with questions. I use it all the time. It adds consistency to your tying.

Shorter than what I would use for a thorax tie. Thanks for the replies. I like the old Troth gauge, but if you want it always available, you have to come up with your own way to mount it. I’ve always heard that parachutes should be about 1 size larger than normal.