Originally Posted by Hardyreels
Wood Duck is used for wings and tails on lots of flies. Where the problem arises is that a fly tier can buy enough Woody to tie a bunch of flies for under 20 dollars. Tying enough fies to pay for the feathers may not work out for the tier.
so are you saying guys wouldn't want to trade flies for materials??
How many wood duck feathers do you need to tie some flies? I usually see packs of dyed mallard feathers to look like wood duck feathers for $5 for a pack of 4-5 feathers.