Stripped Quill Feathers For Fly Tying
Stripped Quills for fly tying - Stripped Quill produces a flat, tapering banding effect which offers detailed segments and a lifelike imitation. Perfect for Buzzers, Nymphs and Dry flies. There are quite few myths and questions about using Stripped Quills. We regularly get asked:
1) Should you soak quills in hair softener or a mixture of glycerin and water to prevent cracking and splitting?
2) Should you coat the finished body with head cement or Zap-A-Gap, or reverse-wrap the body with fine gold or silver wire to increase durability?
No with Stripped Quills you do not need to do any of these things.
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