The first edition of Salmon Flies became an indispensable reference soon after it was published in 1978 and went on to become a classic. This new edition builds on that legacy. With new photographs in full colour, it features more than 180 recipes in nine pattern styles -- from simple strip-wings and fully dressed feather wings to tube flies. Each chapter begins with detailed, step-by-step photographs and captions showing the tying sequence for a featured fly, followed by dozens of recipes for additional patterns in the same style.Dyed in different colors it can be used as underwings or whole hair-wing flies. It makes for a very soft ... The hair is natural white, except for the tip portion, which can provide you with some natural brown or black hair. It is fairly curly and ... multicolored hair wings, but since it is fairly coarse hair, I dona#39;t favor it for whole wings.