|The ORIGINAL spey feather (other than the extinct Spey Cock). If you have tied with Heron
substitutes like Rhea or Blue Eared Pheasant, you will quickly notice how much better the
These feathers are processed through a very gentle bleaching process. The feathers are
lightened up before they are dyed, this gives us the ability to not only create a brighter
colour, it also allows us to take the very fine "fuzz" off of the barbs. Many tyers use these
finer plumes as toppings on tubes or very fine collars for shrimp and prawn patterns. The
overall length of these plumes is between 4-7 inches from tip to tip.
Please click on the small pictures to see the amazing beauty of the feathers....
|Available in regular Packs (5 feathers) or at a
discounted rate for Super Packs (20 feathers)
|Feather barbs have a very slight profile, perfect for legs and feelers
on prawn and shrimp flies too. Below is Burnt Heron on our
"Brass Eyed Prawn"
|You quickly will notice that the barbs on the Bunt Heron are
very light compared to the natural.....perfect for toppings
and very fine collars on both tube and hooks.
|For your best value, we also offer an
assortment of all ten colours (five
feathers each) for a discounted price.
|Packages come in mixed
sizes, though we can often
accommodate those looking
for a certain size if you
give us a call (supply
|The heron we offer
come from a bird within
the Heron family that is
very plentiful in its area
of the world.
They are not listed on
the Migratory Birds
(Canada) and are legal
to purchase and posses
under Canadian law.
This species is also NOT
listed as a protected
species in the United
States under The
Migratory Bird Treaty
This Heron is also not
on the CITES List
International Trade in
law they are
completely legal to
We have sent these
customers in over 25