Any duck hunter will tell you how these little guys can come out of nowhere and are gone before you can think of ever getting a shot off! Weighing in at only 6 to 12 oz, they are the smallest duck in North America. Of the 3 subspecies, the American form is identified by the verticle white bar on the side of the breast. The Eurasian form or Aluetian Green Wing has a horizontal shoulder stripe.
Tying with Green-wing teal feathers
One of the most widely used flank feathers for classic salmon flies. It’s fine penciling on a white background make it very distinctive.
Its uses in salmon fly patterns are numerous such as for tail veilings, wing sides either singly or married with other materials in the wing. For collars and wings on steelhead and spey patterns, it is indispensable.It can be dyed any color and used creatively.
Simple strip wing flies use the longest fibers for flies such as the Crosfield and the Silver and Blue.
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|Shoulder Feathers - coming soon!||$0.00|
The shoulder feathers on a green wing are smaller, but have a beautiful penciled pattern.
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|Green Wing Teal Drake||$0.00|
Darker and thicker barred than Mallard, but with a lighter background than Gadwall, these beautiful feathers are every bit as large.
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