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brown hackle

noun, Angling.
an artificial fly having a peacock herl body, golden tag and tail, and brown hackle. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He forthwith proceeded with a brown hackle fly to extract a couple.
  • The best flies to use any body of water must be learned by experience, but the brown hackle is seldom a failure anywhere.

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