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The speckled plumage of the red grouse has many uses for the soft hackle fan & the wings & tail form the basis for the grouse series of wets.
A complete Widgeon skin with perfect matching pair of wings and well marked barred flanks.
English Partridge Skin Nat & Dyed£22.00 - £29.99
All Partridge feathers are a favourite of the fly tier.
Ringneck Pheasant Skin£18.00 - £26.00
A whole Ringneck Pheasant skin including wings and tail.
Complete Mallard skins including all the classic plumes associated with the Mallard.
French Partridge Full Skin£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.
Starling Skin is a great skin for soft hackle fly tying material to tie wet flies.
Golden Pheasant Complete Head£11.45
Buying the full Golden Pheasant head is the most economical way to buy Tippet & Topping, a lifetimes supply.
Golden Pheasant Full Tail£9.50
The tail of the Golden Pheasant is used in a lot of classic salmon flies and also makes very interesting nymphs.
Snipe Wings for tying traditional North Country spiders.
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.