Well, I have been experimenting with quill wings on dry flies lately.
I tied a foam body on a hook, and added the quill wing - plus the hackle collar.
Normally, a "hackleless" fly has only the quill wings. Its a way to create a floating presentation without the bother of the more traditional wound dry hackle.
But I like the look of the hackle, and have had good success with it. From below it looks like a winged bug with "buggy legs."
At least that's what I think - in theory. Its worked before on other flies.
Ill test it on the bluegill this season and see what happens.
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