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Old 11-15-2003, 10:47 AM
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Originally posted by Stu Farnham
[B]One key is to have a nice, flat surface behind the mounting point for the wing. If your body material, hackle, etc. form a shoulder behind the mount point, it will push your wings upward.[/i]
These lumps have the same effect as a furball used to split tails

Also, make your rearward wraps slightly less snug than your forward wraps; a snug wrap over a soft undersurface will tend to bend the wing upwards.
Set the wing butts *slightly* down on the sides of the shank...
Picture a clock face, & have the wing butts occupy 10:00-2:00, instead of stacked at 12:00
Be responsible;have all your steelhead speyed
Bob B.
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