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Marabou

Please note that this is a natural item. No count of individual feathers is available. Thank you.

Marabou is a turkey body feather. It has a fluid, lifelike breathing action that makes it incredibly useful for fly tying. Marabou can be used for streamers, tails, bodies, throats, collars, wings, and backs.

We offer Marabou in two styles, Wooly Bugger and Strung Marabou.

Wooly Bugger Marabou has a shorter fiber and a larger, stiffer center shaft, making it a good choice for Wooly Buggers. It comes strung, in 1/8 oz. packages.

Strung Marabou has a longer fiber with a very fine center shaft, making it ideal for streamer wings and tailing on many streamers. Some tiers also use this style for Wooly Buggers. It comes strung, in 1/4 oz. packages.

We offer Marabou in the ten colors which can be seen in the table below.

Black Brown Fluorescent Chartreuse Fluorescent Orange
Black Brown Fluorescent
Chartreuse
Fluorescent
Orange
Fluorescent Pink Olive Purple Sculpin Olive
Fluorescent
Pink
Olive Purple Sculpin Olive
Shad Gray White
Shad Gray White


To order, please select the color from the list above.


Review Summary
4.5
( 18 Reviews )
of customers would recommend this product.
83%
Reviewer Profile:   Avid Fisher (9) , Casual/ Recreational (2) , Professional (2) , Beginner (2)
Pros
Easy To Use (9)
Functional (8)
Durable (7)
Easy To Maintain (5)
Cons
Best Uses
Fresh Water (13)
Salt Water (4)
Fly tying (2)


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Great Product
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Mount Pleasant, MI

About Me:
none

I've been using the marabou to tie up jigs for steelhead.

Great product and life-like in the water.


Pros: Easy to use, life-like

Cons: Price, some feathers aren't the greatest quality

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Good Marabou
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
New York

About Me:
none

Gray colored marabou is difficult to find in my area, so I was pleased with this order that I will use to tie streamers for land-locked salmon.


Pros: none

Cons: none

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Nice product
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer

About Me:
none

Good  for tying jigs and other flies.


Pros: none

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fly tying

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Marabou
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Midland MI

About Me:
Casual/ Recreational
Very durable.

Pros: Functional, Easy To Maintain, Durable, Easy To Use

Cons: none

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Ties Great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Verified
Buyer
Arkansas

About Me:
Avid Fisher
This product holds up well fish after fish after fish.

Pros: Easy To Maintain, Easy To Use, Durable

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Great product
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Carlton

About Me:
Professional
Easy to use and store...

Pros: Easy To Maintain, Easy To Use, Durable

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water, Salt Water, Traveling, Ice Fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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top of the line.it comes apart very easy
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Indianapolis IN.

About Me:
Avid Fisher
It is strung marabou but comes apart very easy & no bad pcs.

Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Easy To Maintain, Functional

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water, Salt Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Have worked with better marabou.
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
LuleƄ, Sweden

About Me:
Casual/ Recreational
Not the best marabou but ok. Feels a little much fluffy.

Pros: Functional

Cons: Too fluffy, Poor Construction

Best Uses: Salt Water, Fresh Water



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Marabou not great for larger Buggers
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Arkansas

About Me:
Avid Fisher
This marabou was purchased for use on Woolly Buggers, on size 6 through 10 hooks with shank length of 4X - 6X, requiring fairly long, free-moving marabou tail. I have had good results with other Wapsi products, and their marabou had good reviews on other sites, but has been a disappointment to me. The Wapsi marabou fibers are very flexible, but are fairly short, on a relatively heavy, stiff quill, which maintains it's curvature to near the end of the feather. This makes it poor for larger Buggers. However, it would be good for shorter tails on smaller hooks and where the ratio of tail to hook shank length is relatively small. Otherwise, the stiffer part of the quill end will come into play and won't allow the "tail" to move freely

Pros: Well Dyed, Clean, Consistent Size

Cons: Large Quill, Stiff Quill, Short

Best Uses: Fresh Water, Small Patterns

Would you recommend this product?  No

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works well
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
pa

About Me:
Avid Fisher
haven't found any marabou i like better. wish they had bigger sized packs though

Pros: Durable, Functional, Easy To Use, Easy To Maintain

Cons: None

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Great Stuff. Very durable
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Greensburg, Pa

About Me:
Avid Fisher
great for tying wooly buggers!

Pros: Durable

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Good Marabou
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
NE Ohio

About Me:
Avid Fisher
What can I say, it is Wapsi Marabou - I have never found any I like better.

Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Functional

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Nice Marabou
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Buffalo, NY

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Good amount. Exact color I needed.

Pros: Easy To Use

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water, Fly tying

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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NICE QUAILTY
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
MAPLE GLEN,PA

About Me:
Professional
WAPSI marabou has good feather product here 1/4 OZ. strung.But found dye did not take to base/feather shaft where feathers were strung.

Pros: Full 1/4 oz., Easy To Use, Functional

Cons: fair dye @ feather shaft

Best Uses: Fresh Water, Salt Water



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Perfect Quality Marabou
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Brout-Vernet, FRANCE

About Me:
Avid Fisher
I made flies (boby-streamer...) for trouts. This marabou is perfect. High Quality. [...] Thank you FishUSA.COM

Pros: Easy To Use

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Have not used it yet, appears OK.
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Tavares, FL.

About Me:
Beginner
Have not used anything as yet, I am waiting to move to AR. to begin tying and using your products. I live in Fl. and do not fly fish here at all.

Pros: Functional

Cons: have not used it yet

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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No problems
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Buffalo, NY

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Standard marabou for tying flies, jigs, etc. [...]. Have had no problems using it as of yet.

Pros: Functional

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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marabou
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Iraq

About Me:
Beginner
A good product, for the beginner like me, I was very happy they explained the difference between the two styles as well.

Pros: Lightweight, Versatile

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fly Fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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