Calf Tail


Calf Tail is a slightly crinkly natural material that makes beautiful wings on medium and small salmon flies. We recommend using a hair stacker to even Calf Tail before tying it in as a wing.


Calf Tail has long been used as a wing material for traditional salmon and steelhead flies like the Green Butt Skunk. It was also one of the original wing materials for patterns like the Royal Wulff, and  parapost in parachute style dries like the Parachute Adams. To this day, Calf Tail remains a great material for creating wings and parapost.

Brad Elfers has been a fly fishing & river guide in Alaska since 1993.He opened Alaska Fly Fishing Goods in 1998.
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