FISH SKULL Faux Bucktail
FISH SKULL Faux Bucktail

FISH SKULL Faux Bucktail

Item #: TU084

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Natural White $7.95
Chartreuse $7.95
Olive $7.95
Black $7.95
Yellow $7.95
Fl Pink $7.95
Gray $7.95
Red $7.95
Orange $7.95
Blue $7.95
Tan $7.95
Purple $7.95
Brown $7.95
Charcoal Grey $7.95
Dark Olive $7.95


FISH SKULL FAUX BUCKTAIL - Synthetic fibers have the same diameter, gentle crinkle, and taper as natural bucktail, allowing fly tyers to achieve the same distinctive bucktail fly action in the water. Unlike natural bucktail, every Faux Bucktail fiber is premium 6” (152 mm) length, giving more than twice the amount of usable fibers per tail and eliminating the headache of sorting and searching for ideal strands. Simply peel off the full length of your desired amount of fibers, trim to length, and tie them in. COLORS: (1)Natural-White, (2)Chartreuse, (3)Olive, (4)Black, (5)Yellow, (6)Fl-Pink, (7)Gray, (8)Red, (9)Orange, (10)Blue, (11)Tan, (12)Purple, (13)Brown, (14)Charcoal-Grey, (15)Dark Olive

Natural taper: Faux Bucktail fibers are designed with the same basic diameter, similar “crinkle” and natural taper as regular bucktail, allowing you to tie most of the standard techniques and achieve the same distinctive bucktail fly or lure action in the water. In appearance, it looks almost identical.

Consistent length: Unlike natural bucktail, every Faux Bucktail fiber is of premium length (6‐inches / 152mm), eliminating the need to sort and search for ideal length strands and having to discard short hairs and under fibers that are unusable.

Ease of Use: Each Faux Bucktail bundle of fibers is glued together at the base making it easy and convenient to work with. Simply peel off the full length of your desired amount of fibers, trim to desired length, and tie them in. All the fibers are already “pre‐stacked”, but like natural bucktail a clump of fibers can be easily pulled and teased out to create a nice tapered tail, wing or body on your fly or lure.

Permanent color: Faux Bucktail is available in 12 vibrant colors that will not bleed onto your hands while tying or fade from constant fishing.

Tough & durable: Designed to hold up to the toothy rigors of big‐game fishing (“bite‐proof”), Faux Bucktail fibers bond with super glue or other adhesives better than natural fibers, which secures eyes and other materials firmly in place and increases the lifespan of your flies or lures.

Versatile: The full length can be easily trimmed to suit the specific fly or lure you are tying. Anything from large Pike or Musky flies/lures to smaller Clouser Minnows or Deceivers or Bucktail Jigs or bite‐proof tails on Foam poppers or tails, wingcases or wrapped as great looking tapered nymph bodies!

Blends well with others: One of the real strengths is that Faux Bucktail is that it blends and combines very well with both natural bucktail and other synthetic/non‐synthetic fly tying materials. For example, it helps fly tyers to get more use out of their natural bucktails by providing an easy source of longer fibers that can be combined with the shorter fibers often not fully utilized on a natural bucktail.

Sheds water: Keep your flies light and easy to cast all day. No more waterlogged flies or lures.

No Smell: Unlike natural bucktail, Faux Bucktail will make both your wife and fish much, much happier!

Performance Advantage: Faux Bucktail has a distinct performance advantage over other synthetic fibers on the market because it is tapered enabling the fibers to move more naturally in the water like real animal fur. To explain, normal synthetic fibers are not tapered which means the diameter of each fiber is exactly the same thickness from one end to the other. This creates a “consistent stiffness” along the full length of the fiber which does not allow the energy generated from the front of the fly or lure (as it moves through the water) to accelerate along the full length of the fiber to the back in the same way that a tapered fiber does. To illustrate this concept, think of how much easier it is to crack a whip than it is to crack a length of rope! In summary, a tapered fiber will give your fly or lure better action.


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