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Fly fishing enthusiasts the losers in latest hair-fashion trend

Anglers across the country apparently are grumbling, because the latest trend in fashionable hair accessories is rooster saddle feathers - the same long, skinny feathers, called hackles, that fly fishing enthusiasts use to make lures. Now some fly shops are getting bought out of the feathers by hair salons, and their price has skyrocketed. AP reporter Jessie Bonner reports that the trend apparently got a boost from “American Idol” judge Steven Tyler, who wears the feathers in his long hair; click below for her full report.

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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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