terrestrial swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by mike doughty, May 19, 2009.

  1. mike doughty Honorary Member

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    the uinta's
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    it does not matter. if you fish terrestrials then just tie a pattern that's affective for you. otherwise any beetle, cicada, hopper, cricket, ant, etc. will do.
  2. bouface Member

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    Portland, OR
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    Or a termite. I'm hoping someone will throw in a nice termite pattern for the swap!
  3. mike doughty Honorary Member

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    the uinta's
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    alright this swap is closed. even though there is not a big hurry to meet the deadline. the quicker i get them the sooner they go out and see water. when you are ready to ship them let me know and i will pm my address.
  4. P.E.I fish finder Member

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    im in ill either tie a bettle or a termite
  5. P.E.I fish finder Member

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    accually guys hows this? i got the pattern from a past swap.
  6. ozcast Member

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    Vancouver, Washington
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    looks more like a caddis then a "land based insect", anyway, Ill tie a "Peacock Madam X on crack"
  7. P.E.I fish finder Member

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    well its the dark and ugly without the crazy legs that sean k i think tied in the yakima swap. i still have some adjustments to it like the bullet head and the crazy legs
  8. Casey Weed Greenhorn

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    Bothell, WA
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    Well here is my first attempt. As i said before, I am new to tying and this pattern has proven more difficult than I thought. Your critiques are welcome. I'm thinking I need more dubbing under the post, and the wing needs to be down closer to the body (although I don't think a fish will notice that with it's view from the bottom)
  9. bouface Member

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    Looks pretty good! I agree that you should add more dubbing, esp. around the post, to create a more tapered head. Also, I'd wrap the parachute hackle closer to the body so it floats higher.
  10. P.E.I fish finder Member

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    so am i in or not?
  11. mike doughty Honorary Member

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    the uinta's
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    yes you are. you are on the list of players on the first page
  12. P.E.I fish finder Member

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    alright ill tie a stimulator
  13. western New Member

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    Exeter California
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    The Parachute Ant's are ready to ship. Address please.
  14. P.E.I fish finder Member

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    heres my pattern. ill do my hackle at top better though
  15. Connor H Bobbers n Beadz

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    Hey guys, I was just thinkin'... I just tied some tube hoppers and realized that the quality just isn't there. Would anyone care if I switched my pattern to a drunken humpy? I could also throw in a BH drowned hopper for those that would want it...
  16. mike doughty Honorary Member

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    the uinta's
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    doesn't matter if you switch as long as it qualifies as a terrestrial
  17. mike doughty Honorary Member

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    just got westerns real nicely tied parachute ants. great work!
  18. Connor H Bobbers n Beadz

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    Would a Drunken' Humpy count? jw
  19. mike doughty Honorary Member

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    the uinta's
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    no clue what that is
  20. Connor H Bobbers n Beadz

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    Really Mike? I thought these were a staple everywhere large browns are caught?!?!