deer/elk underfur

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by zen leecher aka bill w, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Moses Lake, WA
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    I've been tieing some flies using elk hair and after combing out the underfur was left with the question, "is this useful for tying as it should float."

    Anyone save this stuff and tie with it? I figure it's like the aftershaft feather on pheasants and grouse....normally thrown away but useful if in a large enough quantity.

    If it's useful I'll comb Santa's reindeer when he makes his annual trip in 25 days.
  2. Norm Frechette Active Member

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    Norwich, CT
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    makes good dubbing! keep it