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FlytyerinpaOctober 26th, 2016, 4:47 am
Pottsville Pa

Posts: 35
Hoping somebody can help me out on this one, I'm starting to mix my own dubbing, I've taken notice that some dubbing have a little very very fine tinsel mixed in, I have saw it in gold, silver, copper, green and what I would call rainbow colors. If I had to guess I would say its maybe about 1/100 of an inch wide. My question is what is the name of it and where can I buy it at ?
RogueratOctober 26th, 2016, 5:18 am
Posts: 445
Ed,

I've used Antron clipped short- maybe 1/8" lengths- and mixed with bunny dubbing, this gives the subtle 'shine' you may be referring to. Good for nymph abdomen and thorax use, adds some accent to these areas.

have fun with it,

Roguerat

'Less is more...'

Ludwig Mies Vande Rohe
WbranchOctober 26th, 2016, 2:52 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2556
It is called "Haretron". You might be able to get it at American Sports Supply in Woodland, WA. It is a blend of various colors of rabbit fur and chopped clear Antron.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
FlytyerinpaOctober 26th, 2016, 4:47 pm
Pottsville Pa

Posts: 35
Thanks Matt I checked it out but that's not it but you did give me a hint so I followed it and I'm 99% sure its called Wapsi Prism Dubbing from what I can see from a pic of it I'm going to order a bag and see if its or not thanks again.

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