The hares of Lierne grow really big. I call them "jurassic hare" ... the T-Rex of the "Lepus" family. They are very strong and fast and have very good meat. This is why the people up there hunt for them in fall before the temps get too harsh. Really tough men these hare hunters. Hard shelled and soft hearted amazing human beings with a real good sense of humor. However, when I presented them with the request for hare feet they laughed. They couldn´t see the connection to fishing. It took a few years until they started to take this serious and were so nice to keep the feet for me. They are of course compensated generously for their efforts.
The hare feet are huge. Twice or three times as much material one normally finds. The fibres are really long too. I use it for a lot of flies. It floats well and has a very interesting shine to it. - by the way - you can use thesearch function on sexyloops for "hare" so you find all the patterns.
Since I also had few front feet I dared to dye them. It worked really well. Thanks to all the good advice from the "seals fur guru" Claus Damsgaard Jensen. Thanks again for all the help.
Drop me a note if you are interested in some of the feet. I have few "on stock" now. This is really special stuff.
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