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Ginger Quill

The Ginger Quill belongs to a set of dry fly patterns incorporating feather quill material for the body construction. Over time, many variations have been po...

Ginger Quill

The Ginger Quill belongs to a set of dry fly patterns incorporating feather quill material for the body construction. Over time, many variations have been popularized resulting in several slightly different material listings and proportion guidelines. Wings have been constructed from starling or mallard duck wing quills. Body quills have been used from stripped ginger hackle quills or stripped peacock eye herls. Different interpretations of the color ginger results in many variations based on local mayfly insect hues. Materials: Hook: Dry Fly Hook Thread: Yellow 8/0 UNI-Thread or UTC 70 Denier Wing: Natural Grey Mallard Wing Quills Tail: Ginger hackle fibers Body: Peacock herl stem, stripped Hackle: Ginger Neck Hackle

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