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RINGNECK PHEASANT FEATHERS
Ringneck pheasant can found at most fly tying shops. Can be dyed in a several different colors.

Ringneck Pheasant Skin
Ringneck Pheasant Skin

Ringneck pheasant feathers are one of the more common and easily available type of pheasant feathers used in fly tying. Most of the feathers can be used for something when tying flies. Most skins we have seen were good quality, but that is not always the case. They should be laid flat as in the above image and with a quick visual inspection you should be able to determine the quality.

Ringneck Phesant Feathers
Ringneck Pheasant Feathers

Ringneck Phesant Feathers
Matched Pairs of Ringneck Pheasant Feathers

Ringneck Phesant Feathers
Ringneck Pheasant Feathers
These feathers from the rump can be
used as spey fly hackle.

SPEY FLY HACKLE
More detail description of feathers used for tying spey flies.

Ringneck Phesant Feathers
Ringneck Pheasant Feathers
(Dyed Yellow)

A couple years back we bought a couple skins that had been dyed different colors. When trying to place an order at the local fly shop, they had never seen dyed ringneck pheasant skins so you might have to search around.

Ringneck Phesant Feathers
Ringneck Pheasant Feathers
(Dyed Yellow)

Ringneck Phesant Feathers
Ringneck Phesant Feathers
These are unique patterns and colors. About
half a dozen matched pairs can be found per bird.

Ringneck Phesant Feathers
Ringneck Pheasant Feathers
(Dyed Yellow)

Ringneck Phesant Feathers
Heart Tip Ringneck Pheasant Feathers

 

 

Ringneck Phesant Feathers
There are about half a dozen matched pairs
of these dark feathers with unique color
variations on each bird. They are hidden
among and under the bright colored
heart tipped feathers.

Ringneck Phesant Feathers
Misc Feathers from ringneck pheasant


Biots from the leading edge of a primary
wing feather dyed dark brown.

Ringneck Pheasant Skin
Close-Up of a Ringneck Pheasant Skin

Realistic Blackwidow Spider
Realistic Black Widow Spider
The legs were designed using feather
quills from a Ringneck Pheasant.

When buying complete bird skins, the skin should be pliable and scrapped clean of any residue.

Commercially available bird skins and feathers bought in a fly tying shop will be clean and have uniform color when dyed. If acquiring bird skins and feathers from other sources then precautions should to be taken to avoid insects or other pests that could infest your fly tying supplies.

FEATHER CARE AND STORAGE
Some general advice about cleaning and storage of feathers.

ANATOMY OF A FEATHER
Description and parts of a feather

BUYING AND SELECTING FEATHERS
What to look for when buying feathers. As a beginner we bought a lot of worthless and damaged feathers. This page will help in the selection of good quality feathers.
 

MATCHING FEATHERS
How to match and pair feathers when tying feather wings on a fly.

FLY TYING FEATHERS:
AM-GOLD PHEASANT
ARGUS BODY FEATHERS
ARGUS HEN QUILL FEATHERS
ARGUS PRIMARY TAIL FEATHERS
ARGUS SECONDARY WING
BANKSIAN COCKATOO
BARRED WOOD DUCK FEATHERS
BIOTS (GOOSE / TURKEY)
BLUE EARED PHEASANT
BLUE EDGED MANTLE BODY
BRONZE MALLARD FEATHERS
BUSTARD FLORICAN FEATHERS
BUSTARD KORI FEATHERS

CDC FEATHERS

CHATTERER
CHUKAR SKINS
COQ DE LEON
COTINGA
CRANE FEATHERS
EMU FEATHERS
GADWALL DUCK FLANK
GOLDEN PHEASANT SKINS
GOLDEN PHEASANT CREST
GOLDEN PHEASANT TAIL
GOLDEN PHEASANT TIPPETS
GOOSE SHOULDER FEATHERS
GRAY PEACOCK SINGLE EYES
GUINEA FOWL FEATHERS
HUNGARIAN PARTRIDGE
INDIAN CROW
JAY
JUNGLE COCK
KINGFISHER
LADY AMHERST CENTER TAIL
LADY AMHERST TIPPETS
LEMON DUCK FEATHERS
MACAW TAIL FEATHERS
MALAY PEACOCK SINGLE EYE
MALLARD SIDE FEATHERS
MALLARD WINGS
OSTRICH HERL
PARROT FEATHERS
PEACOCK FEATHERS
PEACOCK HERL
PEACOCK NECK FEATHERS
PEACOCK QUILL FEATHERS
PEACOCK SWORD FEATHERS
RINGNECK PHEASANT
SCARLET MACAW
SILVER PHEASANT
STARLING SKIN
SWAN FEATHERS
TEAL FEATHERS
TURKEY FEATHERS

WOOD DUCK FEATHERS

HACKLE FEATHERS
Hackle feathers are a complete subject in themselves and these pages will sort through some of the confusion.

MARABOU FEATHERS
Marabou are fluffy feathers that have a breathing action in the water.

FLY TYING INSTRUCTION
http://www.flytyinginstruction.com
Fly tying equipment and materials
reference guide. Learn how to tie
flies for fishing and display.

FLY TYING FEATHERS
RINGNECK PHEASANT FEATHERS