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These CDC feathers are hand selected, hand died and hand dried. CDC known also as Cul de Canard are collected around the oil gland of the duck ( wild or domestic bird ). It does not mean that oily aspect is the main factor of floatability.The first reason these feathers float, is their special structure, the multitude of fibers and ramifications.You don't need chemical substances to improve floatability – the best you can do is to dry the CDC fly with an AMADOU patch.
Guinea Fowl Skin£30.00
Complete Guinea Fowl Skin
Dark Mottled White Tip Turkey Wing Quills£9.00
Mottled turkey wing quills are ideal for tying a wide range of flies from nymphs to classic salmon flies.
Coq De Leon Feathers£7.95
Coq de Leon have a very shiny feather - adding an extra sparkle when used as either tail wisps or as a component in the wing.
Natural Barred Turkey Broad Wing Quills£4.99
Ideal for tying a wings on classic salmon flies and wet flies.
Partridge Hackle Feathers£3.65 - £4.99
The hackle feathers of the Partridge have always been favoured by the fly tyer.
CDC the ever popular gland feather prized for its natural floating qualities