Plumage from this bird has been used by tiers and crafters since the nineteenth century.
Feathers from all over the bird are used in classic salmon flies for throats, in mixed and married wings and tails. Mary Orvis Marbury gives many patterns for lake, bass and trout flies in Famous Flies And Their Histories.
Complete skin offers a full range of sizes of spotted ’hackles’ from small breast to large rump and flank plumes. Skin patch (almost complete skin).
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