Guide to Dry Fly Wings

Fly fishers are known to agonize over matching the hatch—color, size, genus and species are just a few of the particulars. However Brian Schmidt, Fly Production Specialist for Umpqua Feather Merchants, suggests to Tim Romano at Field & Stream that wing size might be more worthy of our attention.  From split-wing, to high-vis and classic Catskills, to no-hackles, Schmidt outlines ten of the most common style of dry-fly wing, and in what manner and situation they are best fished.

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