Tie any small soft hackle fly with fine-grade Keough hackle feathers. Made in USA.

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The Story

Often very hard to find, these quality hen necks are most useful for tying tiny nymphs and soft hackles, spinner wings, upright dry-fly wings, and burnt wings. Fly tying hackle feathers in brown, ginger, black, medium dun, white.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keough Hen Necks Great product and great price and have worked out very well for my fly tying adventures.
Date published: 2018-06-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from useless !!! not at all what i expected... returned them to the store for refund.... feathers were not very long and the ones that were, were so wide the fly would have scared the fish... not good at all for small flies !!!!! Bought a small package from the store and they were perfect... Went back to get more and the store had no idea what i had purchased and had none on the display... Afraid to order them on line due to the experience I had with the hen necks sent to me....!!!
Date published: 2016-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Buy! At this price for a Keough product, this is an excellent buy. Hen Necks are incredibly useful for a wide variety of flies.
Date published: 2016-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I needed I was looking for some hen hackle for smaller sizes, and this fit the bill perfectly !
Date published: 2016-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Prince Nymph As usual, Orvis only sells the best. These necks are perfect for the collar of a Prince Nymph...a size hard to find.
Date published: 2015-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Haven't actually tried it yet The quality is good for the Hen Necks. The only thing that I wish Orvis would do is to label the colors in their pictures. The item lists 5 colors, but only shows 4. I understand that white needs not shown, but it just makes sense to me to label the items just in case. I take it that the "Dun" color is the greenish one. Let's label some stuff please. Like the thread! Good job on labeling the thread.
Date published: 2015-06-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from darker brown than I'd hoped I had hoped that the necks would be from Rhode Island Red hens. They are darker than I'd hoped but I can use them anyhow. I had requested that one would be sent to British Columbia. I learned only after a very long call to Orvis that they don't do that. Unfortunately Orvis never e-mailed me about this restriction. They said they called, but unless I know the name of the person at the other end, I don't answer the call and no-one left a message.
Date published: 2015-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small sized necks Although the necks seemed a little small, they have a lot of nice feathers to make a lot of soft hackles patterns. Nice consistency of feather quality.
Date published: 2015-01-06
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