All About the Fly - March Tying Contest

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  1. Backyard

    Backyard SANCHO!

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    This months contest is going to be Chironomids.

    Flys can be at any life stage. Larva, Pupa, or Adult. Any size.

    The winner will recieve a $20 gift certificate to the shop.

    You can either drop your fly off at the shop, or mail it in if you are to far away. Our mailing address can be found here http://www.allaboutthefly.com

    Contest ends the last day of March.

    Good Luck!
     
  2. Davy

    Davy Active Member

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    :eek: I'd have to tye something on a little ity bity tinsy hook?

    :eek:
     
  3. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    I'm done, i'll send it out this week
     
  4. Zen Piscator

    Zen Piscator Supporting wild steelhead, gravel to gravel.

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    Im in on this, sounds fun. Maybe i will tie a pupua, with a more realistic slant. Mine will be in the mail next monday.

    Peace,
    Andy
     
  5. Randy Diefert

    Randy Diefert aka: Longears

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    I'm in on this too sounds like fun. are you going to post the picture of the winner?
    Randy
     
  6. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    Hey, how in the heck am i supposed to win if everybody keeps participating? this is B.S. :D
     
  7. Davy

    Davy Active Member

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    I will drop my "winning" chironimidifid off later this week. :thumb:
     
  8. steve s

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    Is there a limit to the number of flies that we can send in? I have an adult and pupa pattern that I'd like to submit.

    steve s
     
  9. Backyard

    Backyard SANCHO!

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    Nah, no limit... and Randy, yeah I'll try to throw up a gallery section for the fly comps on the aatf wewbsite.
     
  10. Sinktip

    Sinktip Monty

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    Don't you mean MY winning fly Davy?? :ray1:
    Try not to get upset when you go down in this one. I was in the shop and pulled the switch a roo on your cup faster then a piss test in MLB. :rolleyes:
    YOUR fly looked like it was just a hook with some frayed black thread on it! :eek:

    Monty
     
  11. Davy

    Davy Active Member

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    the frayed fly? yeah, thats what it was. figured nobody would notice and just admire the mindblowing skill with which the frayed thread was mysteriously applied to the shank with saliva. You didn't touch it did you? :eek:

    Wash your hands, do it now. :D

    Got me on that one. :thumb: dammit :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    The zebra midge is too simple- it won't win, I am sure somebody will enter a chironimid that has more steps and materials than a Jock Scott.

    davy
     
  12. FlyShopKristin

    FlyShopKristin Going Online

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    I was checking out the entries so far - wow - they are looking good. Nice tying Steve, Davy and Mike.

    Monty...I don't see your entry yet :confused: .... Are you planning to unveil it in at tomorrow's open tyers table??
     
  13. Sinktip

    Sinktip Monty

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    Oh Man... I had better get started on one soon! :beathead: Just keep your eyes open for that last minute entry. I my have to tie a few before I get anything that is close enough to even think about entering. :eek:

    Monty
     
  14. Jeremy Husby

    Jeremy Husby Is there a Vahalla for fishermen?

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    Me and my itsy Bitsy's are in this now. . . wow what a great store, wish I have went there sooner. . .been missing out :( . . . . I will have good reasons to go back there when I WIN :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
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    Sinktip Monty

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    Keep your eyes open for it. My Chironomidae was raised in a pond of Red Bull, now it has Wings!! :D :beer2:

    Monty
     
  16. Backyard

    Backyard SANCHO!

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    haha Montey slipped in yesterday with some last minute entries. He even brought the Three Mile Island JC chiro. :rofl:

    Only a few more days left for entries...
     
  17. Jeremy Husby

    Jeremy Husby Is there a Vahalla for fishermen?

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    ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh. . . . . .the JC Chiro. . . . it's all over. . . . . Sinktip is gonna win it. . . . .
     
  18. Davy

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    yup its over Monty wins- I have said from the the beggining-- how do you top a JC chironimidifid ?
     
  19. Sinktip

    Sinktip Monty

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    Thanks for the votes guys, I am not sure what will happen here, there are alot of very nice looking flies in this one. Should be a tough one to decide. If it comes down to a coin toss :confused: I will pick heads, only if I can use my 2 headed quarter. ;)

    Well.... I also tied a Floss bodied Queen Jane pattern as a backup, just in case. :D :D

    Floss bodies and JC wings on midge patterns,

    Fun stuff! :p :p

    Monty
     
  20. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    To hell with monty :p , I vote for someone else. :D
     

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