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Post by nfrechet » Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:14 pm

Poor quality materials and tools are destined to discourage beginner and experienced tiers and cause greater expense when the time comes to replace them.

I tried and tried to tie a winged wet fly using duck wing quill slips using the shitty quality wings I had and just couldnt get it right. after 5 attempts i just gave up

the wings were matched (left and right) but definately not from the same bird. they might as well have been the shitty feathers from the craft store

off to the fly shop in either massachusettes or new hampshire to inspect some duck/goose wing feathers. 
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Post by ForumGhillie » Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:59 pm

The best I have found recently were from Nature's Spirit.
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Re: Materials

Post by Theroe » Tue Nov 30, 2021 11:36 pm

Norm: it’s an omen - stay with the wingless wets!!!!

Soft and wet - the only way....
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