How to Strip a Quill for Fly Bodies (42 of 56)
In this video, Tim explains how to strip a quill so you can create a cool, segmented body on a fly. For some feathers, you can simply remove the barbs with you fingers, while peacock herls require a different technique–involving school supplies–to strip off the flues. Either way, you should soak the quill to make it easier to wrap.
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