Fred, My posts were made tongue in cheek as I think this thread was started with a little tic. I have thrown small spoons with a 2 hander. Mostly what is known up here as Wells' spoons. These are lightweight spoons made by hand of thin brass sheeting and were developed by a gentleman named Wells, a nursery owner from Mt. Vernon, WA and an avid fisherman. He made the spoons so they could be cast with a fly rod. Wells died some years back but the spoons were still being made by a guy named Ziggy, a nickname based off his last name which escapes me now. Ziggy died about 7 or 8 years ago and no one was making them for a number of years. I have been told that someone else in the valley has started making the Wells spoon again. They are highly prized by both fly and gear fishermen. Because of the thin, light weight material used to make them they have a superior action than a Dick Nite spoon and are easy to cast with a single or double handed fly rod. Some have claimed that the Dick Nite spoon was copied from the Wells. Don't know if that is true or not.