Ewing Chichabou #1


Chickabou feathers, resembling marabou, offer a refined alternative to traditional turkey marabou. Their delicate and fine nature makes them the perfect choice for an array of fly tying applications. Unlike larger and coarser turkey marabou, Chickabou brings a world of advantages to your fly patterns.

Key Features of the Chickabou Patch:

  • Marabou-like feathers, with a delicate twist from our fine, soft, and meticulously selected chicken feathers.
  • Ultra-fine and soft fibers that add a touch of elegance to your fly tying projects.
  • Ideal for crafting tails on small Woolly Buggers, shrimp imitations, damsel and dragonfly patterns, and various wet flies.
  • Get creative and experiment with Chickabou as a front hackle for small tube flies.
  • Each patch measures approximately 32 x 18 cm, providing you with ample materials for your tying needs.
  • Feather length ranges from 6 to 12 cm, offering versatility in your patterns.

Elevate your fly tying game with the Chickabou Patch and experience the difference in action and results compared to traditional turkey marabou. Explore an array of patterns and markings, including grizzly and grizzly dyed olives, brown, and vibrant colors, to enhance your effectiveness on the water. Don’t miss out on this superior alternative to traditional materials.

If you prefer a more hands-on approach to selecting your Cape, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at 031-564-7368, and we’ll gladly provide you with available Cape images.

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For 30 years, Doug Ewing has been raising hackle birds for the commercial and personal use of the fly tying industry/community. A specialist in managing feather quality control for fly tying purposes, he has kept his flock pure by only raising white and barred grizzly birds. He offers fly tyers not only natural white and grizzly hackles but bleached grizzly necks to offer three base colors; very much like bases in paint stores these days. To satisfy every tying need from minutiae to the largest billfish feather patterns, all three base necks are available in 25 dyed colors, providing tiers with a selection of 78 distinct color combinations; solid, barred and variegated. And, these are available in every EWING feather product available.

“Premium Hackle for Less Money” – That has been the Ewing motto since 1989.

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