Coq de Leon Colgaderas Feathers

CAD $7.45

  • Coq de Leon Colgaderas Feathers – world’s best dry fly and nymph tailing material!
  • Premium quality fly tying feathers coming from province of Leon, Northern Spain.
  • Coq de Leon (rooster of Leon) feathers come from centuries long rooster breeding tradition producing the best of fly tying feathers in the world.
  • They are famous for their super long, stiff, glassy fibers that have exceptional sheen, brightness and brilliancy. When emerged in water, they acquire semi-translucent appearance.
  • Their reflective, glimmering qualities and extraordinary range of colors they come in, makes them an absolute top choice fly tying materials as they bring pure magic to any fly.
  • Perfect for tying nymphs, wet and dry flies.
  • Excellent for mounting wings as they offer high gloss, smoothness, elasticity and flexibility.
  • Two main breeds of these roosters and two main kinds of Coq de Leon feathers: Pardo (brown) marked with fine speckling and Indio (Indian) – gray, steel colored feathers without speckles.
  • Choose from the following Pardo colors: Flor de Escoba, Corzuno Claro, Corzuno Medio, Corzuno Oscuro and Langareto de Verano.
  • Indio colors: Indio Claro and Indio Medio.
  • Pardo feathers, with their speckled plumage make excellent tails. When tied in as a tail, the speckling on each fiber resembles a real-life mayfly tail.
  • The fine, speckled pattern on these feathers gives your fly a ‘buggy’ look.
  • Colgaderas are feathers from the saddle, the back of the bird and have long stems, are brilliant and translucent.
  • Pack of selected 6 feathers/bag

See Description tab below for more information.

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Coq de Leon Colgaderas Feathers - Flor de EscobaKind: Pardo
Color: Flor de Escoba
SKU: 107-010602-01
CAD $7.45
Coq de Leon Colgaderas Feathers - Corzuno ClaroKind: Pardo
Color: Corzuno Claro
SKU: 107-010602-02
CAD $7.45
Coq de Leon Colgaderas Feathers - Corzuno MedioKind: Pardo
Color: Corzuno Medio
SKU: 107-010602-03
CAD $7.45
Coq de Leon Colgaderas Feathers - Corzuno OscuroKind: Pardo
Color: Corzuno Oscuro
SKU: 107-010602-04
CAD $7.45
Coq de Leon Colgaderas Feathers - Langareto de VeranoKind: Pardo
Color: Langareto de Verano
SKU: 107-010602-05
CAD $7.45
Coq de Leon Colgaderas Feathers - Indio ClaroKind: Indio
Color: Claro
SKU: 107-010602-06
CAD $7.45
Coq de Leon Colgaderas Feathers - Indio MedioKind: Indio
Color: Medio
SKU: 107-010602-07
CAD $7.45

Description

Coq de Leon Colgaderas Feathers

Coq de Leon Colgaderas Feathers are premium fly tying feathers coming from province of Leon, Northern Spain. Coq de Leon feathers are world’s best dry fly and nymph tailing material. Coq de Leon stands for ‘rooster of Leon’ and reference to it can be found in the earliest of fly fishing books. This material is a product of centuries long rooster breeding tradition producing the best of fly tying feathers in the world. What makes these feathers so special are their super long, stiff, glassy fibers that have exceptional sheen, brightness and brilliancy. When emerged in water, they acquire semi-translucent appearance. Their stiffness and glass-like translucency, comes from birds bread at high altitudes, on a soil rich in chalk.

Their reflective and glimmering qualities, paired with the extraordinary range of colors they come in, makes these feathers an absolute top choice fly tying materials as they bring pure magic to any fly.

Colgaderas are feathers from the saddle, the back of the bird, very close to the kidney area. These feathers have long stems, are brilliant and soft and their translucency makes any fly look fantastic.

Breeds of Coq de Leon

There are two main breeds of these roosters and two main kinds of Coq de Leon feathers:

  1. Pardo (brown) breed is a larger bird and the feathers from this rooster are marked with fine speckling.
  2. Indio (Indian) breed has gray, steel colored feathers without speckles. Indio colors are solid with exceptional brightness.

These two main breeds are then divided into subgroups based on color variations.

We offer Pardo in the following colors:

  • Pardo Flor de Escoba (flower of broom) have dark background with ginger-brown spots and tobacco colored bottom.
  • Pardo Corzuno Claro (clear Corzuno), strongly pigmented with lighter gray colored bottom and finer/smaller speckles.
  • Pardo Corzuno Medio (medium Corzuno) strong pigmented feather, with a beige bottom and no red undertones and finer/smaller speckles.
  • Pardo Corzuno Oscuro (dark Corzuno), strongly pigmented feather, with finer, smaller, dark gray freckles and black colored bottom.
  • Pardo Langareto de Verano, with stronger/thicker speckles and distinct ‘Langareto’ pattern, with the points that are regular and organized in transverse bands.

Choose from the following Indio colors: Indio Claro (clear) in light gray shades and Indio Medio (medium) in medium gray shades.

How to Use Coq de Leon

Coq de Leon feathers are perfect material for tying nymphs, wet and dry flies. They are excellent for mounting wings as they offer high gloss, smoothness, elasticity and flexibility. Pardo feathers, with their speckled plumage make excellent tails. When tied in as a tail, the speckling on each fiber resembles a real-life mayfly tail. The fine, speckled pattern on these feathers gives your fly a ‘buggy’ look.


Coq de Leon Colgaderas Feathers comes as a pack of selected 6 feathers/bag.

Please note that, being a natural product, no two feathers are the same and variations in color and speckles within each type are normal.

Additional information

Weight0.005 kg
Dimensions25 x 7.5 x 0.5 cm
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Kind

Indio, Pardo

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