Kapok Dry Fly Dubbing Full Selection Dispenser is the ultimate in
dubbing for your fishing flies as it is very buoyant – indeed it is
known as life jackets for flies! Kapok is a natural hollow fibre that
when Kapok Dry Fly Dubbing Full Selection Dispenser is dubbed into split
thread it retains its buoyancy and will help your dry flies float
better than any other natural dubbing- it is half the thickness of
Some tyers refer to it as ‘instant moles fur’
or ‘moles fur in different colours’ as its rather similar with a very
short fibre. It is absolutely ideal for tiny driy flies and great for
nymphs. It provides perfect definition on small flies instead of an
‘explosion’ of bulky traditional dubbing on a small hook.
(Ceiba pentandra) is a natural fibre, it has been available for many
years growing throughout the tropics where it is cultivated for its
fibres. It is a moisture-resistant, quick drying, resilient, and buoyant
fibre and weighs only one-eighth as much as cotton. Kapok has
historically been used in life jackets and life boats, supporting as
much as 30 times its own weight in water.
Traditionally Kapok is
very difficult to dye however the team at Semperfli have been working
with computer based dying machinery which has enabled it to bulk dye
Kapok Dry Fly Dubbing Full Selection Dispenser with repeatable colours
every time. With Kapok Dry Fly Dubbing Full Selection Dispenser buoyancy
is lost slowly, tests have left it for days in test baths and it very
slowly over days absorbs water.
Our Kapok dubbing including Kapok
Dry Fly Dubbing Full Selection Dispenser available in a range of very
natural / earthy dubbing colors have been defined to produce the best
dry fly dubbing available in the market.
Individual Kapok Dry Fly
Dubbing Full Selection Dispenser fibres are on average 1.8cm/0.7”, with
diameters of 30 to 36 micrometres (a micrometre is about 0.00004 inch)
making it finer than even the smallest superfine dubbing, indeed HALF
the thickness of superfine dubbings on the market but with its unique
This comes in our low profile dubbing boxes.
Each compartment contains the same amount of dubbing that you get in a
standard dubbing dispenser.