The whole skin also offers the opportunity to experiment with the subtle body plumage with lovely hues for spiders and wets. Indeed some older dressing specify in particuliar using the neck feather as in Stewart patterns. You will aslo get the complete wings incorporating the sought after quills for traditional wets like the Greenwells Glory, Split wing dries like the Wickham and edged coverts for river spider hackles.
We have also seen the white tipped feathers used as a Jungle Cock sub. and is worth noting particularly for trout patterns.