Swingin' for Summer Steel Swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Eric Tarcha, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

    Hey all,

    I would like to host a summer steelhead fly swap with a focus on flies you would swing or skate on the dry line. 10-12 tiers, flies due to me by Thursday August 19th. Please let me know if you are interested ASAP and an idea of what fly you will be tying.

    1. Eric Tarcha- a Leylandesque Fat Style Fly
    2. chattmr-Striped Bass fly for the swing
    3. Brain Thomas-Waking fly on a tube-RECEIVED
    4. robspe7370- Kreelex fly-RECEIVED
    5. Chris Johnson - Spey style fly-RECEIVED
    6. Thomas Mitchell- Max Caddis- RECEIVED
    7. Jarad Skeels- Bunny Spey-RECEIVED
    8. Sean Beauchamp-Wooly worm variant-RECEIVED
    9. bjornjon-Crystal Caddis-RECEIVED
    10. Trevor Thorp-??
    11. Matt Baerwalde-Freight Train-RECEIVED
    12. XXXXX
    Closed!
     
  2. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

    thought this would be a hot one, as the steelhead swaps usually are. no interest?
     
  3. chattmr

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

    There are no Steelhead in Alabama, but I would be game for this swap, if it gets off the ground. There are a select few of us that swing for Striped Bass, the premier anadromous fish of the area, and many of the flies are interchangible...
     
  4. Brian Thomas

    Brian Thomas Active Member

    How about a waker on a plastic tube ?
    Hook provided of course .
     
  5. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

    Sounds good guys, lets get this one rolling.

    Brian, I'll put you down for a tube waker and chattmr a striper inspired fly for swingin.
     
  6. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

    well obviously not much interest so maybe we should delay this one for a month or two...
     
  7. constructeur

    constructeur Active Member

    I'm in if you bump the due date back..
     
  8. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

    i would definitely be willing to kick back the due date if that would drum up more interest...
     
  9. Brian Thomas

    Brian Thomas Active Member

    I`m good with whatever you decide Eric .
     
  10. chattmr

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

    Me too.
     
  11. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

    so anyone else interested in a summer SH swap? it will be fun I promise...
     
  12. Chris Johnson

    Chris Johnson Member: Native Fish Society

    I'll jump in Eric, if it's not to late. ( spey style)
     
  13. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

    definitely not too late. have not even really started yet. Lets see if we can get a couple of more and then we will kick it off.
     
  14. Thomas Mitchell

    Thomas Mitchell Active Member

    Hi Eric-

    I'll participate. My fly will be an Alec Jackson-style spade.

    Thanks!

    Thomas
     
  15. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

    Great! Thanks Thomas, love your flies.
     
  16. JS

    JS Active Member

    Its been a while since I have gotten down on some swappy swap, I am in if you will have me. I will whip up a bunny spey like creature that GR and wenatchee fish couldn't even resist last year.
     
  17. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

    Absolutely Jarad, sounds great!
     
  18. Sean Beauchamp

    Sean Beauchamp Hot and Heavy at yer 6

    when is the due date? i might as well get in on this, not sure what imma tie yet
     
  19. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

    I am thinking 3-4 weeks, mid-august, just in time for the real action to start heating up.

    I will count you in Sean.
     
  20. bjornjon

    bjornjon Member

    I'm interested, Eric. I'll tie a crystal caddis.