Whiting Hackle Gauge

Our fly tying accessories make creating patterns a pleasure.


Quickly and easily measure hackle for the right length for hook size. Machined and anodized aluminum. “Nail-head” post prevents hackle from slipping. Oval hole holds gauge at a comfortable viewing angle.
Easy-to-see bar widths for measurements from size 8-28.


Overall: 5.0/5 starsShow Rating Distribution 5.0 / 5 based on 6 reviews

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6 of 6 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Accurate - 7/22/2014
    By: from Sammamish

    This product is easy to use and accurate. While not cheap, it is worth the money.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Whiting does it again - 7/18/2014
    By: from North Yorkshire
    Top 250 Contributor

    Not only do Whiting Farms supply the best dry fly hackle, they also do a really good job with this hackle gauge. Nice ergonomics and very well made. Helps to ensure you get the correct hackle length and assists in producing uniform / consistent flies.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    The best out there - 5/16/2014
    By: from Germany
    Top 25 Contributor

    Sometimes you need a hackle gauge to measure the correct hackle size even when you are experienced. This is by far the best made and most functional hackle gauge on the market. I don not use mine attached to the vise stem. Just use it hand-held.

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  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    great gauge - 12/10/2013
    By: from ny

    its a simple and very elegant looking hackle gauge, love the fact the it measure all the way down to a #26 hackle and that the measuring lines are not really lines but intervals.

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