Choose an MVP: Mini marathon Trout Swap 2014

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Chose an MVP: Mini Marathon Trout Swap 2014

Poll closed Aug 6, 2014.
  1. Ron McNeal

    13.6%
  2. Teenage Entomologist

    50.0%
  3. Travis Bille

    34.1%
  4. Bonsai

    2.3%
  1. Drifter

    Drifter Active Member

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    I have one question? Are those porcupine quills for legs? I had looked at flies tied like this and found that some tiers use porcupine quills and heat them with a hot pen for the bend or leg segments.
     
  2. Bonsai

    Bonsai Jerry

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    The swap was fun. I got caught behind the 8 ball a couple of times. Had to mail one set from Florida when I went to visit my daughter and couldn't get to the post office at home.
    There was a lot of good talent exhibited in this swap. Tight lines to all.
     
  3. jersey

    jersey livin' the dream

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    If you guys could mail some examples , it would make it easier to vote!!

    Wow.
     
  4. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    Turkey Biots. You can use rubberlegs and put a micro amount of zap-a-gap where you want it to bend and it will bend the opposite way of where you applied the glue.
     
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  5. riseform

    riseform Active Member

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    Kind words of support from the original Marathon Fly Swap swapmeister, thank you.

    Also nice to see input from the undisputed MVP of the last 2009 Marathon Fly Swap!
     
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  6. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    I'm looking forward to next years marathon swap!
     
  7. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    Bringin' it back to the top.
     
  8. Travis Bille

    Travis Bille Active Member

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    So who'd you vote for?
     
  9. Joe Goodfellow

    Joe Goodfellow Active Member

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    Give it to the kid he'll probably get more use out of it just saying
     
  10. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    I voted for you. Your ties are great and neatly tied, not to say anyone else's weren't.
     
  11. Travis Bille

    Travis Bille Active Member

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    Thanks! I haven't voted haha, I didn't know if it was ethical
     
  12. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    Don't worry bout' it.:)
     
  13. Travis Bille

    Travis Bille Active Member

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    I might have to vote for myself because you're starting to run away with it! Good job man!
     
  14. Bonsai

    Bonsai Jerry

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    Hmmmm, never gave voting for myself a thought. Can I vote more than 5 or 6 times?
     
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  15. McNasty

    McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    hard choice ,i had to go for travis for two reasons. biggest piece of meat & purple flies.
     
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  16. Travis Bille

    Travis Bille Active Member

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    Appreciated! Those big streamers work wonders
     
  17. Travis Bille

    Travis Bille Active Member

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    Well, i would just like to say congrats to TE, your masterfully tied flies were well deserving of MVP! Fill that box of and meet me at the trinity in a few weeks!
     
  18. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    This swap was great! Everyone tied great flies, and all have well deserving places in my fly boxes and in many trout's mouths.
     
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  19. riseform

    riseform Active Member

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    I'm thinking of disqualifying TE! He failed to properly disclose his change from amateur to professional status. I'll have to check the MMTS 2014 rule book.


    Four days left, but it looks like the kid has put this out of reach. Thanks to all who have voted!
     
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  20. Travis Bille

    Travis Bille Active Member

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    As the next in line for the box, I support the disqualification! Not really, he deserves it
     

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