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peregrines 01-19-2011 12:38 PM

Favorite Winter Fly Swap
 
Thanks to Dave (Webrx) for suggesting this one-- this year we'll do "favorite fly" swaps for each of the seasons.

For this swap tie up 12 copies of your favorite winter fly. To keep it a surprise, don't give the name of the pattern just yet-- just say you're in.

As always, tyers of all abilities are welcome.

Due Date March 15, 2011.

1. Webrxn- RECEIVED
2. Lancer09 - RECEIVED
3. Monkeyboy - RECEIVED
4. ChrisinselwynNZ - RECEIVED
5. HuronRiverDan - RECEIVED
6. Mudbug- RECEIVED
7. Pocono - RECEIVED
8. JoJer - RECEIVED
9. Nerka - RECEIVED
10. peregrines- DONE
11.
12.

peregrines 01-19-2011 11:34 PM

Re: Favorite Winter Fly Swap
 
Just a bump to the top so folks see this swap too.

webrx 01-19-2011 11:38 PM

Re: Favorite Winter Fly Swap
 
You already got me, but of course I am in,

I am gonna tie at least 12 whatchamacallit flies


d

lancer09 01-20-2011 01:07 PM

Re: Favorite Winter Fly Swap
 
Marvelous, time to get tying.

HuronRiverDan 01-20-2011 07:25 PM

Re: Favorite Winter Fly Swap
 
I'm in if you'll have me...:D

Dan

monkeyboy 01-21-2011 11:44 AM

Re: Favorite Winter Fly Swap
 
i'm good to go
i have my favorite winter flies
and my favorite ready to ship
as a matter of fact i'm getting them in the mail today

all good

buzz

peregrines 01-21-2011 04:45 PM

Re: Favorite Winter Fly Swap
 
Great Dan, glad to have you.

webrx 01-23-2011 09:02 AM

Re: Favorite Winter Fly Swap
 
Bumping to the top, and throwing in a reminder for all the new folks on the list, everyone is welcome to play in the swaps, there are no restrictions on how new or old a tier you are (lord knows they put up with some of the junk I have tied in the past). So, if your a beginning tier, but are sitting back because you are worried about quality or the only thing you can tie so far is a wooly bugger, jump in on these swaps! I am willing to bet we all still fish wooly buggers (I know I do), and you will get a dozen different flies (at least) when the swap is all done!

I have caught (and released) some big fish on flies I have gotten from the swaps, I have gotten better and faster tying patterns I use all the time, I have learned to experiment with materials, techniques, etc all because of the swaps. AND, these swaps are great for honing your fly tying skills - put a dozen of the same fly together in a short period of time and see how much different the first is from the last - you might surprise yourself.

Dave

mudbug 01-23-2011 07:08 PM

Re: Favorite Winter Fly Swap
 
I want in on this one also.

Pocono 01-23-2011 08:42 PM

Re: Favorite Winter Fly Swap
 
Sounds good to me!

Pocono


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