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Synthetic Quill Emerger


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#1 KHoss

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:24 PM

Here is a Quill Emerger using a Synthetic Quill

The video shows the far right pattern, but you can easily take out some materials for the different stages shown
 
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#2 Flat Rock native

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:30 PM

Very good fly, thanks for posting

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#3 Dave G.

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 04:55 PM

Nice !


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Posted 21 February 2017 - 01:32 PM

Great looking fly and that synthetic quill looks amazing I can never find any natural quills of good size in the natural, but after seeing your vid. I'm going to try the synthetic quills thanks again.



#5 Steven1911

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 07:25 PM

Good job!

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 01:36 PM

KHoss, how many synthetic  quills are in a pack, the only ones I found on e-bay were $3.00 a pack plus about $10.00 shipping from Poland, that's out of my price range till some of the shops start selling them in the US



#7 JoeBillingsley

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 02:17 PM

Here are just a few of the places in the US that sell them. I have a few packages and they work fine, though I'm not a fan of some of their colors.
http://www.jsflyfish...etic-quill-body
http://www.caddisfly...quill-body.html
https://shop.flyfish...CFViewAodD7MFcA

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 02:36 PM

Joe, the video shows Hemingway (not Hareline) quills.  Performance in PA has them listed for $6/pack (which I believe is a qty of 21 quills).



#9 JoeBillingsley

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 03:18 PM

Bugsy,
You are correct. My mistake. I'm not sure of the difference since they are both synthetic but the Hemingway colors (at least in the video) look better. The times I've used the Hareline ones I've tapered the ends with scissors. The Hemingway quills also look thinner.

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