Saddle Hackles are a mainstay of any fly tier's bench. Stripped stems are used for shrimp antennae, whole feathers are used for tails, palmered for collars, shrimp legs. You name the fly it, there's probably a saddle for it. We carry two sorts of saddle hackles. Standard and Select. Standard saddle hackles have a length of about 4-5". Select saddle hackles have a length of 5-7".