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The Secrets to Using Peacock Herl – Part 2 (20 of 56)

In this video, the second of a three-part series, Tim uses macro images of peacock eyes and herls to explain how different parts of the feather are constructed differently, which will inform your choice of herls for a given pattern. When you are using herl for a fly body or thorax, make sure you are orienting the herls correctly to get the best effect.