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Mallard wings have many uses including grey primary quills for the Blae series both wet and dry. Butcher Blues and white satins as used in the original Coachman. Whole wings have complete sets of Grey duck quills and blue white tips.
A complete Widgeon skin with perfect matching pair of wings and well marked barred flanks.
French Partridge Full Skin£5.00 £20.00
The French Partridge flank feathers are well known components of a few Mayfly patterns, however the other plumage of this bird gives us much to play with.
Finer wing quills than crow quills, the grey scalp hackles are excellent for spider patterns or soft long head hackles on variants of traditional palmered flies such as the Zulu.
Golden Pheasant Body Skins Nat & Dyed£8.50 - £9.99
The feathers from a Golden Pheasant are used in a number of salmon patterns, especially Irish shrimps like the Bann Special.
The blue feathers of the Jay wing are a must when tying flies such as the Invicta they are also a widely used item in many traditional Irish and Scottish patterns too.
Golden Pheasant Crest Nat & Dyed£6.90
Dyed Golden Pheasant Crests are a great topping hackle for Salmon flies and a necessity on a lot of traditional double Salmon and Sea Trout patterns.