Get Preped - Saltwater Coho Fly Swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by dryflylarry, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. Michael K. Smith

    Michael K. Smith New Member

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    I won't be able to make the meet-up but I can tie some pretty good marabou's if that's of interest.

    Mike
     
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    Michael K. Smith New Member

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    Scratch that - I have some great rare fur that would go great on a streamer - something like a Mickey Finn in coho colors.
     
  3. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Welcome Michael K. Smith. You are officially signed up!
     
  4. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Larry, I can't take it any more. I've not tied a single fly since taking my new job. I'm in. No idea what I'll tie, but I'll come up with something. I think I'll tie up a popper. Not as awesome as Leland's, but I'll give it a go.
     
  5. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Great Ed! Certainly would look forward to a popper! I haven't decided yet. You're on the list!
     
  6. kelvin

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    ok I am in

    Epoxy Squid
     
  7. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    OK Kelvin. Gottcha! Thanks for joining in! That leaves only one more for a maximum amount of 12 tiers before closing the shop!
     
  8. James Harrington

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    We'll definitely set something up for the following week. I'm doing some recon today and Monday and I'll see if I can't find a spot or two that proves worthwhile.
     
  9. constructeur

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    woot!
     
  10. eric.carlson

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    Larry, I would love to take part. Don't know what I'll tie yet, but I will figure something out.

    eric
     
  11. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Great Eric. I think they have a few salmon in California, right? Love to have you. Welcome. You are the last guy on the list. So, now were full up for tiers.
     
  12. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    OK Pals, we have one dozen tiers. So that means you need to tie up 11 flies (12 if you want one for yourself).
    Please read the section titled "How a Fly Swap Works" if you have not been in one. Reminder: If you are not attending the "face to face" swap at the Tides Tavern, then please get your flies in the mail on or before July 5 so I have them to pass out at the Tavern. There are good lunches available at the Tavern, and, the Gig Harbor Fly Shop is a one-minute walk away! Face to Face at the Tavern at 1:00 PM on July 10. Have fun tying! Crank those puppies out! -dryflylarry
     
  13. Troutrageous

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    I've decided I'll be tying up a herring/baitfish fly. Probably loosely based on Ferguson's herring from his book. I'll try and get a pic as I tie some up and make sure y'all approve.
     
  14. Mark Mercer

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    Larry, I'll tie some of my BH flat wings.
     
  15. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Thanks for checking in guys. I haven't decided yet, but will get going on something this weekend hopefully.
     
  16. kelvin

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    Hey Larry can I do that too
    I will send some 88 cent Thai jobbers?
    apparently this tier has not yet mastered the whip finish
     
  17. kelvin

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    QUOTE=mark m;646286]Larry, I'll tie some of my BH flat wings.[/QUOTE]

    Mark I think you need to tie a few extra for me
    cant wait to see anything that some off you vice
    I will most likely have it framed

    I was thinking about a Puget Sound Flat Wing but now am thinking a Winged Squid
    or some 88 cent Thai jobbies


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  18. Banzai

    Banzai FFing and VWs...Bugs & Bugs

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    Dang Kelvin, you tie some awesome flies Dude!
     
  19. constructeur

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    LMk where you're getting your flies so cheap, I'm down to save another .11 cents each! :cool:


    ...Nice ties as always Kelv!
     
  20. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    No competition here! I'm gonna tie some simple thing instead of those expensive Thai type jobbies!
     

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