Elk Hair

Elk hair is an essential fly-tying material for many caddis and mayfly patterns. Made in USA.


For Muddler heads, caddis wings, Wulff wings and tails, and Humpy wings and bodies. Elk hair available in natural, bleached, or dyed colors: bleached ginger, black, olive, dyed gray, dyed reddish brown. Made in USA.
Shipped to contiguous 48 states only.


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 3.0 / 5 based on 3 reviews


2 of 3 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5

    Quality and on sale! - 2/7/2014
    By: from Midwest
    Top 250 Contributor

    Purchased this on the Orvis "end of season" sale. Great purchase.

  • 3/5

    Modest in size - 2/27/2013
    By: from Hollis, ME
    Top 500 Contributor

    This is a nice evenly dyed piece of tying material. The hair seems of good quality and the color is great. The patch is small. The skin side is decidedly smaller than a credit card. I suppose it would be a great size to travel with but it does seem a bit meager.

  • 1/5

    Woeful selection of hair - 2/27/2013
    By: from Phx, AZ

    Based on previous visits to Orvis brick and mortar stores, I took a chance on this online sale price for elk hair. The tips are bent and thin, the hairs stringy. Had I seen this particular clump before purchasing, I would have saved my money. Underfur is thick and the tips will not stack. Not a good buy. Trying to tie CDC Elk Hair Caddis, had to resort to my dwindling clump of elk hair. This clump is destined for the trash.

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  • dyed/bleached $4.50
  • natural $4.50
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