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First published August 30th 1996 - More than 18 years ago
The nature of feather construction
The Anatomy of a Feather
By Wayne Luallen
The drawing above is the first one in a series of explanatory illustrations, that will put a name to the concepts of fly tying and to the parts of its materials. This drawing was made by Wayne Luallen, a well known teacher and demonstrator of fly Tie Betterniques, and a tyer that stresses the importance of knowing your materials and using the proper terminology.