U.S. Fish and Wildlife Double-Checking Fly Materials

As Canadian fly tier Warren Duncan, the “The Highness of Hairwing,” recently found out, shipping flies across the U.S. border is likely to become more of a challenge. (You may know Duncan as the tier who popularized a fly called “The Undertaker” in the late 1970s.)
Despite the fact that most of his materials come from the U.S., he had to account for the origins of every bit of content. “The flies are made mostly with the hair and feathers of animals, so Duncan had to research and list the country of origin and Latin name of every last bit of turkey, caribou, cow and rooster that ended up as part of his creations.” From CBC News.

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