What type of feathers do I want for Saltwater Flies?
If you have scoured the Internet in hopes of improving your knowledge and understanding of feathers with saltwater patterns in mind, you will find that the vast majority of information is focused on trout flies. There are thousands of “How To Video’s” and countless pattern instructions available, but there just isn’t much material info out there for the saltwater fly tier. When it comes to selecting feathers it depend on what style of fly you plan on tying. In general Saddle hackles are usually long and have a thinner rachis or stems- this mean slim profile and more movement in the water. To read the rest of this article and learn more about selecting feathers for saltwater fly tying, check out my eBook by clicking here