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Anyone know what bird this is?

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#16 tjm


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Posted 27 January 2019 - 03:08 AM

Strip fibers from stem to use and every single  feather can be used, that still doesn't make it worth more than five bucks. 

Really the only feather on a golden that I use is the tippets. The colors are such that one wants the whole bird just to have tho.

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Posted 28 January 2019 - 10:22 AM

Golden pheasant can be used in spey flies, some patterns call for it but if you free-style, it can be used as a substitute. Mrs. Simpson uses ring necked pheasant but again, you could make a nice variant with those. Fly Fish Ohio has a Chili Pepper (I think that's what it's called) that uses the red.

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