Raccoon Tail Underfur

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Raccoon Tail Underfur

Post by tie2fish » Sat Dec 27, 2014 12:42 pm

As discussed in an earlier post, Novabass (Paul Beel) offered any takers a sample of underfur from a raccoon's tail. Below is what I have done so far with the batch he sent to me. It looks as though this material will blend nicely with any number of things to produce some excellent dubbings.

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Re: Raccoon Tail Underfur

Post by letumgo » Sat Dec 27, 2014 1:30 pm

I see a LOT of potential flies sitting there. I immediately started thinking of stonefly imitations. Inspiring post!
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Re: Raccoon Tail Underfur

Post by novabass » Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:52 pm

Wow, looks great!
I'm glad it is working out so well!
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Re: Raccoon Tail Underfur

Post by William Anderson » Sun Dec 28, 2014 10:32 am

Nice material, Bill. I see a lot of uses here too. Sculpin heads?
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