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Old 12-02-2003, 02:33 PM
DickIvers DickIvers is offline
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Hi Capt Stan,

I like your fly. It seems that bending the hook your way is somewhat akin to using a jig hook, except you have an extra bend to open the gap. Do you wrap lead wire on the lower part of the hook shank? It seems this would be necessary to keep the fly riding hook point up.

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