1st Timer's Swap?

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by cmtundra, Feb 25, 2005.

  1. Sinktip

    Sinktip Monty

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    We are in for this one. My son Tanner who is 8, my wife who is ??, and I just finished our tying class at "The Shop" otherwise known as All About The Fly, with Backyard. :beer2: The class was a great time and this will be a fun way to keep up on tying what we learned. Just don't expect a size 22 parachute adams out of us. :eek: Yard tied one that I thought was pretty cool. Anyway put us down for 3 slots. Everyone wants to tie some flies for this.

    Monty
     
  2. Davy

    Davy Active Member

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    With Sinktips wife joining the action we now have 8 , and still a perhaps 10 :cool: :cool: :cool:

    Davy

    P.S. Sheesh ! I don't want you to submit a #22 Adams--then I would have to tye one as well :thumb: :thumb:

    Perhaps I should clarify the "any" part of favorite fly

    I would expect most of your flies to be "beginning " type style flies.

    Standard style and size steelhead,salt,trout dry's & wets,nymphs and streamers,some panfish patterns but don't expect much out of me for such flys, :rofl:

    If you want to submit a #22 Adams fine, but jeez guys, take pity on the swapmeister allright? bawling: bawling:


    thank you all

    Davy
     
  3. John James

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    Ok I am in I am not sure what I am suposed to tye but im in.
     
  4. Romko

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    Hi,
    Count me in too.
    I'll do either bullet type salmon/steelhead hairwing on tube or just something on tube ;)
    Just announce how many people so I know how many flies should I tie.
     
  5. Davy

    Davy Active Member

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    Ok lets see....

    1. Cmtundra
    2. Islander
    3. Grid Kid
    4. CraigMTB
    5.Passman
    7.Sinktip
    8.Tanner ( Sinktips son)
    9.Monique ( Sinktips better half)
    10. John James
    11. Romko

    Ok , Mr Tundra was checkin to see about someone so until we hear about him/them this is now closed, you just made it Romko !!

    12 or maybe 13 depending on info from Tundra, cool!

    a dozen or a bakers dozen
     
  6. atomic dog

    atomic dog Jive Turkey

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    I'll join in if there is still room. Thus far my tying experience is limited to a handfull of buggers and a couple other easy things. Sounds like I need to learn something new.
     
  7. Sinktip

    Sinktip Monty

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    Leave it to me to need clarification already. :confused:

    If I could tye a #22 adams then believe me, it would be a beginning style. Not to worry though I could barley tye one on a size 8. bawling: bawling:

    Here is a pic of Backyards #22 with my larger attemt in the background. :eek:
    Looks like this swap is off and running. :beer2: :beer2:

    Monty
     

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  8. cmtundra

    cmtundra New Member

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    Davy, the folks I was waiting to hear from were Gridkid & son, Arik. I noticed you had Gridkid on your list, but I haven't heard anything back from them. So (unless you have heard from them), please feel free to add a couple people that want to enter. No need to wait around since it looks like we've got enough interest.
    Sorry for any confusion there. :confused:

    Since I already have a dozen moose hair nymphs tied...and that'd be cheating probably, I'll go with a chartreuse bunny streamer for salmon (coho killer :thumb: )....it could be good for steelies too, but I wouldn't know about that yet bawling:
     
  9. cmtundra

    cmtundra New Member

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    Monty, that fly looked pretty good to me. I'm sure you'll get down to a #22 in no time.
     
  10. ibn

    ibn Moderator Staff Member

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    Can I join? I've done 2 swaps total, and been tying for about a year, I'm not beginner but I'm also no expert, I mostly tie saltwater stuff or tubes. What I'd like to do is join and tie a pattern I've never tied before, I'd like to tie some adult skwala dries since I always end up buying those, would be good practice and a learning experience for myself :)

    Let me know if I can participate.

    -I
     
  11. Davy

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    Atomic Dog - your in !!! welcome

    IBN- sure ! bribe me with Skwala's ( usually a martini works better) , Ok your in welcome !!!

    Watch for my PM to you both

    SO...................
    1. Cmtundra -- frozen flys
    2. Islander- these should be colorful
    3. Grid Kid - checkerboard patterns?
    4. CraigMTB - who knows? Craig flys?
    5.Passman - I would guess mountainous flys
    7.Sinktip - Lord only knows on this one
    8.Tanner ( Sinktips son) - classics
    9.Monique- ( Sinktips better half)
    10. John James - Biblical flys
    11. Romko - tubular kitchen gadget flys
    12. Atomic Dog- tying "glowing flys"
    13. ibn- tying skwalas ( or he better be)

    Davy -- not even the lord knows

    hey its 7 AM, J/K people :rofl: :rofl:

    A Bakers dozen !!! seems like a good group :thumb:

    Lady and Gentlemen -- start your bobbins !!

    This Swap is "closed"

    Any questions, feel free to message me anytime

    For answers though consult Bob Triggs :rofl: :rofl:

    Have fun, Davy :beer2:
     
  12. Sinktip

    Sinktip Monty

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    Cmtuntra- Thanks for the vote of confidence on that one. I am not sure that I even have any tippet small enough to tie on one that small, or the patience to tie one.

    Davy, The descriptions next to the names had me rolling. :D :clown:
    Tanner is going to tie a bead headed woolly bugger.
    Monique is going to tie an elk hair caddis.
    Myself, I was thinking about a floss bodied, bearded streamer pattern, :hmmm: but decided that I will stick with the trout theme and try and tie a pheasant tail nymph.

    Monty
     
  13. Davy

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    ST-, I couldn't resist that ,huh? :beer2:

    Nice choices, tye the 22 if you want, judging from the pic I believe you would be just fine. :thumb:

    Tell Monique she is welcome to send along all the extra elk hair caddis' she feels like ( will work for trout fly's) :rofl:

    Have fun all -- 13 flys

    I will be tying a few "bonus" flys for the selections ,such as they may be. :cool:

    Davy
     
  14. atomic dog

    atomic dog Jive Turkey

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    There are a couple of flies that I've been wanting to learn to tie. Maybe a Hare's ear nymph. I'll think on it over the weekend and let you know what I choose.

    Oh, and since I work near the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, making the flies glow won't be a problem... :rofl:
     
  15. Davy

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    uhhhhhhhhh... guys,......uhhhhhhh.... :eek: :eek: :eek: I think we need a new swapmeister for this one :rofl:

    I hares ear flash nymph is one thing, but a steady green glow is another


    'luck

    Davy
     
  16. Matt Smith

    Matt Smith On the river Noyb

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    My "Mountainous" fly will be a Damsel fly nymph. I think it will be challenging but fun to figure this one out. I can't wait to see the checkerboard fly. :p
     
  17. cmtundra

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    Is everybody done yet? I'd like my flies by the weekend please, if it's not too much trouble. -kidding of course. Haven't started yet. I might get some done Thurs, if not next week. Schedules way too tight this week...can't even fish this weekend. bawling:
     
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    Matt Smith On the river Noyb

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    I caught the flu from my son so I will be staying home tomorrow. I think I will make good use of a sick day and start tying for the swap. Theese will be some quality flies, they might look a little screwed up because I will be all doped up on Nyquill. :beer1:
     
  19. Davy

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    These type of patterns are known as " chemically induced immaculantly concieved fly dressings" :thumb:

    I am very familiar with these types and it will not be a problem.

    Having fun yet?

    Davy
     
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    Matt Smith On the river Noyb

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    NyQuill and Vicodin Rock ptyd
    These flies will be flying high :eek:
     

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