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Old 05-31-2013, 07:20 PM
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Default Stacked Calf Tail Wings

Is there a trick or something I am missing?

Have been working with a big streamer hook and stacking small tufts of calf tail as a wing with Danville's flat waxed nylon thread trying to come out with a wing on a 45* rearward slant with a sort of floss-like body below it.

Can't quiet get it to come out right. Am cleaning the butts of the calf tail and getting tight, tapered cuts on the butts of the calf tail and using sparse tufts.

Is there some kind of trick to this?

Any fly patterns I can google that will show me what I am looking for? All I have been able to find on the web are "Wulff" wings.

Probably not helping that I am using orange kip and chart thread.
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