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A pair of partridge patterns

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Popular in wet flies, known as soft hackles, the back feather of the partridge is most often tied around the collar of the fly. As imitators of legs, gills and fins, the tiny barbs of the feather pulsate gently in the water, reassuring fish that the item is fit to eat. As both insect and fry imitators, the flies tied with these feathers are used for all major species and are simple to tie.

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Partridge and Yellow

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