Dry Fly Cape- Cream Variant #1- item #12122005 -Beaverkill Valley Hackle

Baxter House Outfitters


Regular price $ 69.00

This is a Beaverkill Valley Hackle Product - This is a Genetic Bred Dry Fly Cape -This is a Dun Based Cream Variant. - This is a #1 Grade Cape - This particular Cape is very Large 12" long and 5" wide with a heavy feather count,. This dun Based skin has lots of cream and brown influence on top of a dun base. This cape has light barring on all but the smallest feathers which are mostly solid cream in color. This cape has lots of Dry fly feathers with the sweet spot in the larger sized range (10-14) Some of the larger feathers have the furnace pattern which is nice for streamer flies -   ITEM #12122005-  This cape is a great choice for a versatile fly tyer. This cape has great quality dry fly feathers and a good mix of sizes. This cape will also yield hundreds of feathers to hackle large dry flies, Streamers and Buggers

Genetic Capes

Our capes offer the fly tyer excellent quality dry fly hackle. We breed and grow our birds in the Catskill mountains of New York state and our backyard is the famous trout waters of the Upper Delaware river system. Our local insects are big and we breed our roosters to produce big capes that have multiple uses. Our capes will normally hackle dry flies from size #2 down to size #22.

 You will find enough feathers to tie the tiny stuff but the sweet spot on our capes are chock full of feathers in the #10 to #16 range. Additionally each cape will yield hundreds of feathers suitable for tying traditional streamers and buggers.

Currently we are proud to offer capes in the following natural colors and patterns. Light, Medium and Dark Dun, Rusty Dun, Honey Dun, Silver Dun, Badger, Golden Badger,  Furnace, White, Black, Ginger, Light Ginger, Cream, Splash, Ginger Dun Variant, Grizzly, Dun Grizzly, White Grizzly, Cree, Grizzly Variant and Barred Ginger.

Cape Grading

Grade #1 - These capes are our best!. These are for the tyer who wants to work with the best possible tying materials. These capes are very large with high feather counts. The individual feathers will have very stiff barbules and have a beautiful sheen. These capes will have the largest range of feather sizes.

Grade #2 - These capes are just a cut below our very high standard of the #1. Typically these capes will be very similar to the top grade but they run a bit smaller in overall size and not as high in feather count.

Grade #3 - A great value for the tyer who cranks out fishing flies. These capes are from the same genetic stock as our top grade skins but they have some slight imperfections. Most often these capes have lower feather counts, a few feathers missing or some broken feather tips. 

 

All of our items are returnable for any reason within 14 days unless stated in the item description. We participate in eBay's hassle free return program so returns are easy. All returns are at the buyers expense with no exceptions.

Baxter House River Outfitters

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