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Fulling Mill launch NEW Jungle Cock substitute

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Get your hands on this new Jungle Cock substitute from Fulling Mill stockists Get your hands on this new Jungle Cock substitute from Fulling Mill stockists

Fulling Mill have developed a super realistic Jungle Cock feather substitute , printed on special durable synthetic sheets offering a perfect alternative to the real feather. There are four sizes of feather image per sheet, each image being outline cut for consistency and convenience.

 

‘I have been looking at developing a substitute Jungle Cock feather for some time and although some have recently become available they did not meet all of our criteria, so I am delighted with this excellent product.’ Barry Unwin – Chairman,  Fulling Mill .

The synthetic feathers are printed on both sides to give a natural effect, and are more durable than the real feathers as well as being more cost effective. The Jungle Cock substitute is available now and has an SRP of £2.95 for a sheet of 38 feathers.

‘I have been fly-tying for over 35 years and the new Fulling Mill Substitute Jungle Cock is the most advanced I have seen, it is user friendly, colourful and very durable. I think this highly innovative product is set to take the fly-tying market by storm.’ Ronald Sutherland – Internationally renowned Salmon Fly tyer and Fulling Mill consultant.

Fulling Mill will be using the substitute feathers on a fantastic new range of Salmon flies next year.
‘I am really excited about using the new Jungle Cock substitute as you can get a consistent result every time.’ Steve Carew – Technical Manager, Fulling Mill .







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Comments (3 posted):

cool breeze on 08/05/2012 20:12:26
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Thanks for posting. I'll give them a try. I've always thought jungle cock was outrageously priced. But there's more: I asked an industry insider last week whether he had any cheap JC floating about & here's what he said: "[No] ...almost all is smuggled and then disguised as legit. And nobody is ever going to blame me for endangering an entire species!" (He shall remain entirely anonymous. But he knows what he's talking about.)
guest50 on 09/05/2012 06:23:59
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Just looking at this sub, I can see there's zero incandescence from it. Another mistake: only the older feather has been chosen, when many anglers now know it's the younger "first moon" white eye that works better. Just my opinion.
henry_giles on 19/05/2012 13:55:16
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J.C. substitute - I've always had a soft spot for it since a boatman at Tillmouth, on a difficult week in low water one July ten years ago, handed me a dull-looking faded red shrimp fly tied on a treble - with small J.C. substitue cheeks - just little cock hackles with two blobs of paint as the 'eye' - one white and one yellow/orange. I cast it - via a 10ft single-handed Greys sea-trout rod - out into the head of Wellington (Dripping Rocks) and figure-of-eighted it round behind the boat off a full floating line until it was walloped on the fifth cast by a perfect little grilse dripping with sea-lice. Since then I've often used substitute, not worrying about the phoney-factor, and have caught a few fish on it. Now as for the Fulling Mill latest - I have only seen it in a recent Facebook photo by ace Helsmsdale fly-tyer Ronald Sutherland of a nice conehead he tied with it (then fished with it 'for a week' so clearly it has durable properties). It looks great, and my understanding is that it comes in different sizes. Whether that includes thedeadskunk's 'the younger "first moon" white eye that works better' I don't know. But you could always trim it with scissors. But as with any new product - let's all be honest here: we won't really fish it with confidence will we, until we've caught a salmon on it? :D
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