Fishermen’s Hackles Become Latest Fashion Trend

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Hackles — the long, skinny rooster feathers fishermen use to make lures are the latest trend in hair extensions.

Jim Bernstein, a flly shop manager,  was warned that hair stylists would come banging on his door.  But he didn’t listen.  Less than 24 hours later, a woman walked into the Eldredge Bros. Fly Shop in Maine and made a beeline toward a display of hackles — the long, skinny rooster feathers fishermen use to make lures.

 

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‘Spillionaires’ – BP Oil Spill Payouts Create New Rich

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Thomas Gonzales is one of the only Delacroix fishermen who refused to work for BP.

Instead of economic ruin in the Gulf Coast, the oil spill has brought in a gusher of money.  The many people who cashed in on the oil spill have earned nicknames: “spillionaires” or BP rich.”   But there were some people who wound up getting little of the money.

 

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