Sculpin Swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by D3Smartie, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. D3Smartie

    D3Smartie Active Member

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    Anyone interested in a sculpin swap? I am in the process of tying up a bunch of sculpins for SRCs and would love to see what sculpin patterns other guys use either around here or when chasing big bows and browns in the freshwater.
    I'd like to keep this small... 6 or so people.
    everyone will include a SASE.
    due date 6 weeks after after a close the swap.
    1. D3 - conehead muddler
    2.ozcast - conehead doublebunny
    3. Jake
    4. Clint - purple/brown muddler
    5. Mumbles
    6.Speyflyfisher


    and to remind folks... Big cutties like scuplins :)
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  2. ozcast

    ozcast Active Member

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    I'm game. Ill tie a Cone head Double Bunny.
     
  3. D3Smartie

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    thanks oz :)
     
  4. ozcast

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    you got it...nice fish BTW. Love the spots on the fins.
     
  5. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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    i'd love to get in on this one but unfortunately not this time around
     
  6. Clint F

    Clint F Fly Fishing Youth

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    I will join David. I will do a purple/brown bunny muddler. With a crazy eye cone head.

    What is a SASE?

    Clint
     
  7. D3Smartie

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    Self Adressed Stamped Envelope
     
  8. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    David,

    I just closed the books on three other swaps by loading up my mailbox for the postman. I'll likely not get to start tying any of these until after the Hoh Down, but I'll take a spot if one remains open. I'll likely tie a sculpin that is mostly rabbit and deer hair. Not sure what it is called but it has a bunny strip tail, body wrapped in rabbit, spun deer hari collar to give "fins" and head definition and then finished with a fat rabbit head. I'll put some weight to it either under the body or a cone head...probably body wraps. If you think that sound good let me know. Ed
     
  9. Jake Bannon

    Jake Bannon nymphs for steelhead....

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    Im down for this one.
     
  10. D3Smartie

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    sorry you cant be in on this one Mike. you always bring something top notch. We'll miss you.
     
  11. D3Smartie

    D3Smartie Active Member

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    mumbles- as long as we can fish it, its ok.
     
  12. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    You can fish it. You will like to fish it. It may become D3Smartie's go to SRC pattern. Wait, too much hopeful projection there. It'll fish, that is all I can say. I'll start working on them after my return from the OP next week. Thanks.
     
  13. D3Smartie

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    it will have to be pretty phenomenal to be my #1 cutthroat fly but we will see... good luck on the O.P.
     
  14. ozcast

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    Will you be tying your #1 cutt fly for us D3?.....I hope... or is it different than the muddler?
     
  15. Clint F

    Clint F Fly Fishing Youth

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    David it better be the #1 cutty fly, I only expect the best from you. JK :thumb: :rofl:
     
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    D3, I am done. Where can I send them? Also Are we tying an extra set?
     
  17. D3Smartie

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    yeah it will deffinately not be that... i will send you the fly i have caught more cutties on than anything else though... just as a special extra for being 1st.
     
  18. D3Smartie

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    just tie 6. sent you a PM with my address
     
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    Thanks D3. Looking forward to it!
     
  20. D3Smartie

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    i have a feeling you'll be disappointed...