Offshore fly-fishermen rejoice! Finally, you’ve got a source for the long, webby hackles necessary to tie billfish bugs: Whiting Farms. one of the leading providers of quality genetic hackles for fresh and saltwater fly-tiers, offers 13 vibrant colors of schlappen – both dyed over white and grizzly. Each pack contains 73 stems with hackles ranging from 8 to 13 inches in length. The feathers are selected and bundled by members of Community Options, a Delta, Colorado-based group that employs people with special needs. For more on this and other Whiting products, visit www.whitingfarms.com.