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Klipspringer anyone?

Hi, I am trying once again to find some klipspringer antelope hair of the salt and pepper mottled kind for some patterns for my new book on deer hair, is there anyone that can help me locate some ? If anyone can help i would be happy to buy or exchange some flies for some!

4 responses

  1. Tom Sutcliffe

    KLIPSRINGER HAIR

    Happy to help. let me have your postal address.

    Tom Sutcliffe

    Cape Town South Africa

    PS You can see my DDD dry fly pattern using klipspringer hair for the body and spun klipspringer hair for the hackle on my website http://www.tomsutcliffe.co.za

    October 19, 2015 at 1:48 pm

    • Tom, thank you!

      What I need is a nice patch of the salt and pepper marked hair about 2″x 3″ or larger for photography and to tie a couple of flies to show the qualities of the material for my new book “The ultimate guide to tying and techniques with deer hair” My address is Barry Ord Clarke , Utsikten 8, 3718 Skien Norway. Many thanks and please send me you address and I will send you payment or flies.
      Thanks.
      Barry

      October 19, 2015 at 1:54 pm

  2. Kevin James

    G’day Barry,

    Kevin James here mate in Australia.

    The klipspringer is a native species to Southern Africa as you probably have figured out.

    I do know a few South African fly fisher folk who may be able to help you out.

    What is your address to send the stuff to if I do come across some.

    I’ll put the feelers out today and see what we can come back with.

    What patterns are you looking at tying exactly so I can try match up what you’re after.

    Best,

    Kev

    October 19, 2015 at 9:57 pm

    • Hi Kev, thanks for getting back to me. I am looking for the salt & pepper barred hair, no particular pattern except DDD. I will be also using it for regular deer hair patterns.My address is. Barry Ord Clarke, Utsikten 8, 3718 Skien, Norway.
      Cheers
      Barry

      October 20, 2015 at 8:29 pm

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