foam/terrestrial swap

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  1. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    there has been a butt load of swaps going on and i'm sure that a lot of you are maybe tied out but i thought i would host another one anyway even though i told myself i wouldn't for awhile. i can't stop thinking about hitting the small creeks during the summer months and throwing dries of any sort. i have been dabbling with some ant patterns since i have never fished an ant. here's the deal, 10 tiers tying 10 patterns of any terrestrial but it has to have some sort of foam in it even if just a little. a problem i have run into is some people not addingself addressed envelopes or a couple of bucks to mail the flies back. not that big of a deal since it only happened a couple of times, but make sure to do one or the other please. due to all the swaps and maybe some people needing a little down time i'll make the deadline may 30.

    me-ant - in hand
    flygirl2007-foam beetle - in hand
    david.schepers-ant - in hand
    dick ross-whopper - in hand
    marty-two tone foam hopper - in hand
    pat m-lady bug - in hand
    cruncher-tbd - in hand
    chattmr-foam winged woven body hopper - in hand
    bhudda-tube hopper
    burci-tbd - in hand
     
  2. FlyGirl2007

    FlyGirl2007 New Member

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    I'm in for foam beetles.

    Question (which might be stupid...). Are we putting strike indicators on them, or does someone have a preference?

    Thanks so much!
    ~Flygirl2007
     
  3. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    as long as the fly has foam then you can tie it however you would like.
     
  4. david.schepers

    david.schepers skeeps

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    im in with an ant pattern ive had a lot of luck with. However, if you want more variety let me know i have a couple other ides.
     
  5. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    another ant is just fine
     
  6. Dick Ross

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    Count me in! A little creation I like to call "The Whopper". Part hopper,part stone fly.....lotsa meat!
     
  7. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    flygirl, david schepers and dick ross are in
     
  8. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    bumped the date back to the 30th of may due to just finding out i will be out of country for a couple of weeks. the sooner the flies get to me the better.
     
  9. Marty

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    I have a few left in me, two tone foam hopper:beer2:
     
  10. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    excellent
     
  11. Pat M

    Pat M Chasing Tiger Trout

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    I'm game Mike. Pattern TBD
     
  12. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    pat's in. just 4 more to go
     
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    I'd like to play. Not sure just what yet.... :hmmm:
     
  14. Pat M

    Pat M Chasing Tiger Trout

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    Mike, mine are done. pending that we have 10 tiers. I tied a kick ass foam lady bug pattern. I'll give them to you on Sat.
     
  15. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    wow that was quick! cool
     
  16. Pat M

    Pat M Chasing Tiger Trout

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    Yeah......Just cranked them out.
     
  17. chattmr

    chattmr has never caught a steelhead... (its sad, I know)

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    Can I get in? This is my first swap. I'll submit my foam-winged woven-body hoppers...
     
  18. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    welcome chattmr
     
  19. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    just 2 more to go and we'll be off to the races.
     
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    whaddup mike, let me in dude! tube hopper!
     

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