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MartinlfJuly 2nd, 2012, 12:12 pm
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Palmyra PA

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The two capes Dave sent from Feather Emporium are beautiful, and exactly what I asked Dave to find for me. I've examined them under a magnifier and compared them with other Whiting capes I own. I will probably never buy a cape anywhere else again.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
WiflyfisherJuly 3rd, 2012, 9:30 am
Wisconsin

Posts: 649
Some guys prefer all natural rooster capes, not dyed. Because the breeders do not always mark on the package whether it is dyed or natural I posted this on my blog to help understand how you can determine if the cape is dyed or natural.

http://flypatternsfortrout.com/

Today, the Whiting dyed Hoffman capes are so awesome in color consistency and hackle quality I personally don't care if it is dyed or not.
John S.
https://WiFlyFisher.com
MartinlfMarch 18th, 2013, 12:24 pm
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Palmyra PA

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Update: I recently had a customer service problem with The Feather Emporium that leads me to rescind my previous positive recommendation. Anyone who is interested in further details may PM me.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
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