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Flyman2January 21st, 2015, 11:44 pm
Posts: 5Has anyone used pseudo marabou? If so, did it work well? How did it tie? Does it move well in the water?
WbranchJanuary 22nd, 2015, 7:28 am
York & Starlight PA

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Never heard of it and since authentic marabou is so cheap, and effective, why would you want to use something else?
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
RogueratJanuary 22nd, 2015, 3:01 pm
Posts: 456
The only thing that comes to mind is 'chickabou', a natural material and pretty much the same as marabou...

Roguerat
Kschaefer3January 22nd, 2015, 3:05 pm
St. Paul, MN

Posts: 376
Never heard of it and since authentic marabou is so cheap, and effective, why would you want to use something else?

I agree, and use authentic marabou...a lot! The reason one may want to use sythetics would be durability. Many folks I know who tie with a lot of synthetics state that durability is a main factor.

That said, I have never used synthetic marabou, and doubt it can have the same movement as authentic marabou.

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