Steelhead Skater Swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Will Atlas, Mar 14, 2007.

  1. Will Atlas

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    I've got flies from cameron, thewaker, and myself as well as pms confirming that bhudda, scott behn and jergens are all either in the mail or about to be. I think 7 really nice skaters is a pretty pimp swap.
     
  2. D3Smartie

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    alright... i'll send mine in as well. 7 flies?
     
  3. Scott Behn

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    that's what I ended up tying for...I threw in a few extra for the swapmeister himself.

    thanks, for throwing this!!!!!

    :cool:
     
  4. Will Atlas

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    yeah, I think all the flies in the swap will be really high quality, so I'm stoked. Thanks fellas
     
  5. bhudda

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    mine are done and will be in the mail menyana'
     
  6. D3Smartie

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    mine are in the mail
     
  7. Will Atlas

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    sweet. I cant wait to see them/fish them...summer steelhead season is upon us!
     
  8. Will Atlas

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    I've got flies from buddah and d3smartie. I'll send them out early next week or whenever I get the rest. Let me know if they're on the way.
     
  9. Scott Behn

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    just curious if you've gotten everyones flies yet???

    :hmmm:
     
  10. Will Atlas

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    not sure. Its finals week here at UW, so I've not been back to my parents house. I can find out though soonish, and I'll let you know. now we just need flies from jergens.
     
  11. Will Atlas

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    got scott's crystal caddis. They look AWESOME. Still waiting on Jergens. I'll be sending flies out either monday or tuesday depending on whether Joe sent them or not.

    Will
     
  12. Scott Behn

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    So what's the status on the bugs?????

    :confused:
     
  13. Will Atlas

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    Flies went out today. Thanks for all the patience. The bugs all looked great. Now go forth and catch steelhead fellas. Also, would someone mind posting photos of the flies when you get them. I'll be in wilderness alaska.

    Thanks,

    Will
     
  14. Scott Behn

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    I got mine in the mail today. Real nice work folks, I like'em...

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  15. thewaker

    thewaker Tight line takes ain't no fakes!!

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    Got mine today. So glad too, as I have been putting a roof on the house and haven't tied lately. They look real good boys and I will get them all wet this weekend on the N. Umpqua. Who tied the tube skater? The one I got was not labled.Very interesting, and cool. Very cool to see all the variety.

    Fish on boys!!

    Mark
     
  16. Will Atlas

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    glad you guys like em. I'm in alaska now, so I'll have to wait to fish them until I get back in september....too bad. ;)
     
  17. Will Atlas

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    mark,
    how'd the flies fish on the N. Umpqua?
     
  18. bhudda

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    mark, im the guilty one:) as always...... i usually use a size 4 gamagatsu sc15 hook. good luck. nice job guys, im happy.

    [QUOTE Who tied the tube skater? .

    Fish on boys!!

    Mark[/QUOTE]
     
  19. thewaker

    thewaker Tight line takes ain't no fakes!!

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    Will,
    I hooked a fish in the second run I fished. I did not land it but it was great to get one to come up to the top. It was a Killer take! Suprised me!

    I think I fished most all the flies and they fished great. I must admit though that I hooked that fish on my own creation. It is a confidence thing I guess. This fish would have hit anything as most of the early fish do. Sometimes you get a fish to rise and not commit, put on a 1/0 skunk and wham there he is. The early fish are extremely grabby. Got another on Sunday on a light tip in full sun with a small leach.

    Get out there and get some!

    Work sucks I need to be fishing right now!


    Mark
     

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