December 2, 2021

Deer Hair

Definition of deer hair

Fly tying material from a preserved hide of whitetail deer. There are three types: bucktail from the actual tail; belly hair; and body hair. Each has their own characteristics to allow a fly tyer to get specific fly pattern results.

Variations of the term deer hair

• bucktail
• belly hair
• body hair patches

How to use deer hair in a sentence

My favorite bass fly is a bumble bee made from packing colored deer hair and tying a couple feathers on.

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