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Grizzly Saddle Dyed #2top
Flexibility & Metz quality
The Metz Grizzly Saddle is best suited to flies in the region of sizes 12-14. You may find that you can get some size 16's out of it, though if that's your aim you'll have more success from a Cock Neck as opposed to a Saddle, the former of which has much finer feathers than the latter.
Information on Metz grading:
Saddles and necks (also known as capes) are sold in grades. Each grade reflects the quantity of feathers that you can expect to receive, though does not necessarily reflect a change in quality of the feathers.
- Grade 1: a saddle or neck of this grade will have the highest number of feathers available.
- Grade 2: middle of the road, with a good number of feathers
- Grade 3: a saddle or neck of this grade with have the least number of feathers available out of the grades.
Metz Cock Necktop
The most sought after feathers for fly typing. Hundreds of feathers per cape ranging from 3-7 inches in length.
Metz hackle feathers from rooster and hen neck capes and saddles are internationally recognized at first rate fly tying products.
These Metz Rooster cock capes offer the tiniest little hackles for the smallest dry flies to nice long wide tapered feathers for big dry flies, streamers, and intruders.
Metz Cock Saddlestop
The most sought after feather saddles for fly typing. Perfect for Woolly Buggers, wet flies of all types and saltwater flies Metz Cock Saddles are very versatile.
Perfect for Woolly Buggers, wet flies of all types and saltwater flies Metz Cock Saddles are very versatile. Many tyers also use them for tying dry flies due to the long feather length, stem flexibility, and consistent barb length.
Metz Hen Saddle #1top
These feathers are very versatile and work great for traditional wet flies, steelhead and salmon flies, streamers, bass bugs, and for wings and tails on dry flies.
A variety of uses for these feathers. Bird wings for dry flies. Soft hackle and legs for wets. Wings for wets and streamers. These feathers are very versatile and work great for traditional wet flies, steelhead and salmon flies, streamers, bass bugs, and for wings and tails on dry flies.