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Old 10-25-2006, 05:50 PM
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Really interesting comment about feather wings. A few years ago, many AS anglers switched to hair wing versions of their favorite flies as they felt the hair-wings were more effective than the traditional built or strip wings.

One thought along this line was that the more a feather-wing fly was used, the more effective it became, owing to the separation of the feather barbules. I think there was some sort of adage about only giving away new flies, as the used ones were the fish catchers.


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