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Default Salmon Fly Swap

Here are the pictures and the recipes for the Salmon Fly Swap. We had 12 tyers in this swap, which finished up on March 1st. The flies will be in the mail to each of the members early in the week of March 8th. For a close-up of each pattern, click on the picture and it will take you to the original Photobucket pic.

Ard's Blue Charm

Hook: Salmon, #4
Thread: Black
Tag: Tinsel, silver flat / Floss, gold
Tail: Golden Pheasant crest
Butt: Ostrich herl, black
Body: Floss, black
Rib: Tinsel, oval silver
Throat: Hackle, silver doctor blue
Underwing: Hair, dark brown/black
Wing: Mallard flank
Topping: Golden Pheasant crest
Pattern: HardyReels

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The Mallet

Hook: Alec Jackson, #1.5
Thread: 8/0. black
Abdomen: Seal, red
Thorax: Seal, burgundy or brown
Rib: Tinsel, oval silver
Counterib: Wire, silver, fine
Hackle: Spey, black
Throat: Guinea Fowl, large
Wing: Bronze Mallard, overlapped
Pattern: Kerry Pitt

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Milo

Hook: Salmon, #4
Thread: 6/0. black
Tag: Thread, gold
Tail: Bucktail, yellow + orange + krystal flash
Butt: Peacock herl
Body: Polyester, woven white + black + krystal flash
Hackle: Dark brown
Wing: Bucktail, green + black
Head: Thread, red + epoxy
Pattern: Cicvara

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Red Abbey

Hook: Partridge bartleet, #2
Thread: 6/0, red
Tag: Tinsel, silver flat
Tail: Wool, red
Body: Wool, red
Collar: Hen hackle, brown
Wing: Rusty Squirrel tail
Pattern: Chrisinselwynnz

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Miramichi Cosseboom

Hook: Partridge bartleet, #6
Thread: 8/0, yellow
Tag: Tinsel, silver oval, sm.
Tail: Floss, light green
Body: Floss, light green
Rib: Tinsel, silver oval, sm.
Wing: Gray Squirrel tail
Head: Thread, red
Pattern: Aroostookbasser

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Rutledge

Hook: Mustad 36890 #2
Thread: 6/0, black
Tag: Tinsel, oval silver, fine
Tail: Uni Stretch floss, fluorescent green
Body: Uni Stretch floss, fluorescent green - 2/3 (back) / Peacock herl - 1/3 (front)
Throat: Peacock swords under hen hackle, black
Wing: Squirrel, dyed black
Pattern: Peregrines

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Dead Prawn

Hook: Mustad 34011
Thread: Dernier 140, pink
Tail: Floss, silver + 2 white hen hackle tips
Body: Marabou, white + pink, alternating
Head: Bighorn pink scud dubbing
Eyes: Lead dumbbell, silver plated
Pattern: Arfishinbear

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Nesten Rusty

Hook: Salmon, #2
Thread: 6/0, black
Tail: Marabou, white
Body, Flash, silver
Front: Marabou, rusty
Pattern: Tob1

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Green Butt Skunk

Hook: Mustad 36890, #2
Thread: 6/0, black
Tail: Hackle fibers, red
Butt: Chenile, chartreuse
Body: Ostrich herl, black
Rib: Tinsel, silver
Throat: Hackle fibers, black
Wing: Calf tail, white
Pattern: DiverDan

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Glo Getter

Hook: Partridge bartleet, #1/0
Thread: Uni 6/0, black
Tag: Tinsel, silver
Tail: Golden Pheasant tippet
Underbody: Tinsel, silver
Body: Laser wrap, orange
Rib: Saddle hackle, black
Collar: Jumbo Guinea, dyed orange
Underwing: Krystal flash, pearl
Wing: Cruft Fur, flo-orange
Pattern: Mcnerney

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Bomber

Hook: Mustad 36890, #10
Thread: Uni 6/0, black
Tail: Calf hair, white
Body: Spun deer hair
Wing: Calf tail, white
Pattern: Joni

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Alaska Mary Ann

Hook: Partridge bartleet, #6
Thread: Uni 8/0, white + black
Tag: Tinsel, flat copper, sm. / Uni Floss, red
Butt: Ostrich herl, black
Tail: Golden Pheasant creat, dyed red
Body: Uni Stretch floss, bone (tea-dyed)
Rib: Tinsel, oval copper, sm.
Hackle: Rooster cape, #22, lt. ginger (Whiting 100's)
Wing: Polar Bear
Cheeks: Jungle Cock nails
Pattern: Pocono

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This swap was a lot of fun. Some really interesting materials and a good variety of flies that can be used to fish Salmon.

Thanks to everyone who participated.

Pocono

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