Re: Classic wet fly quill ?
Yes, goose can be substituted
Good duck wing feathers are hard to find. A trip to your local fly shop to weed out the garbage is a must
Poor quality materials are destined to discourage beginner tiers and cause greater expense when the time comes to replace them.
YOUR way is not the ONLY way when tying flies!
Fly tyers can be masters of making things complicated!
You're only limited by lack of imagination. Be creative, experiment.