Summer Steel Swap (with extras!)

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Nick Riggs, May 15, 2008.

  1. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm ready to see all the flies, this has been a great reading thread. It's late but I think I'm gonna go get cozy with my vice and some dead animals.
     
  2. flybill

    flybill Purveyor of fine hackle, wine & cigars!

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    Wow! Those are some nice looking ties!!!! Wish I had joined this swap, some very cool sounding patterns! Sign me up for the next one...
     
  3. Nick Riggs

    Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    Ok, we're only waiting on Obiwan now. Marty and Diehard, I just got your flies - both fantastic. Marty, big kudos on the extras! It's always good to know my efforts as a swapmaster are appreciated :thumb:. Anyways, once I get Obiwan's ties, the pics will be up soon thereafter, then the forum post for the "Best of Show" pattern.
     
  4. obiwankanobi

    obiwankanobi Active Member

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    Flies have been tied and will have to be mailed this Sat. since my working hours do not coincide with those of the post office.

    Bob
     
  5. obiwankanobi

    obiwankanobi Active Member

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    Anyone know Nick's address? I am ready to send these flies but don't have his address in my Inbox.
     
  6. obiwankanobi

    obiwankanobi Active Member

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    I wanted to let everyone know that these flies were sent yesterday, so we should be able to proceed with the swap soon. Sorry for the delay!
     
  7. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

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    I am dying of anticipation!! I NEED to see these flies!!!
     
  8. Nick Riggs

    Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    They'll be in the mail as soon as I can get them there, I've been pretty busy lately. Prize winners and finalists will have to wait a little bit more than everyone else. Photos and finalists will be up soon.
     
  9. Diehard

    Diehard aka Justin

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    Did these go out yet? Thanks again for setting this up Nick
     
  10. obiwankanobi

    obiwankanobi Active Member

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    Any update available on this swap?
     
  11. Nick Riggs

    Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    They're in the mail as of today.
     
  12. obiwankanobi

    obiwankanobi Active Member

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    Gracias senor Riggs!
     
  13. Nick Riggs

    Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    Obiwan - Yours went out with five or six extra flies as your prize. Pictures and the Best of Show thread should be up within the hour. Finalists are - Speyflyfisher's Jock-O-Dee, Hogwrangler's GBS Variation, and Steve S's Prawn Pattern. Thank you all for tying some great looking flies, now get out and vote!
     
  14. Nick Riggs

    Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    I also didn't know who actually wanted steel headbands, so chime in if you want me to mail you one separately.
     
  15. Nick Riggs

    Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    Pics are up, Best of Show voting has started, flies are in the mail!
     
  16. Eric Tarcha

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    Got mine today, great job guys!!! I will be swinging some of them tomorrow......
     
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    I was on vacation in Alaska the last week and just got my flies today. I have to say that this is one of the best swaps that I have participated in, great flies everyone. Nick, I would love a headband. I used to show some of my friends the pic of you with the headband and tell them that you are the visual definition of a steelhead flyfisher, just pure determination. It looks like I missed the voting but I would've voted for the Jock O Dee, great looking pattern.
    Thanks everyone for the great flies and Nick for hosting such a great swap,

    Steve
     
  18. Monkey Salad

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    Got my flies today, great swap. Diehard - what did you use to attach the stinger hook?
     
  19. Brian Thomas

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    The flies arrived safe & sound in Canada today .:thumb:

    All of the flies are very impressive .

    Thanks to all the participants , and to Nick for hosting .:beer2:
     
  20. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    OK you steelhead fly hotshots! Join my Dryfly Steelhead Swap and show your stuff!! :)
     

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