The "Hot Damn It's Been A While" Steelhead Fly Swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Nick Riggs, Jan 30, 2014.

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

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    It's been a long time since I've been on WFF, it's been a long time since I've tied anything, and most painful of all, it's been a damn long time since I've been fishing.

    SWAP CLOSED! Tyers - With a TOTAL of 8 filled slots, we will all need to tie 7 of each pattern for a total of 14 flies. Deadline is February 28th.

    Let's get some steelhead treats!


    1) Nick Riggs - GBS, Beauly Snow Fly - DONE

    2) underacheiver - Blue Charm, No-Name in Pink and Orange - DONE AND RECEIVED

    3) David Dalan - Small Hair-Wing, One Of His Go-To-Money-Summer-Run-Marabou-Bugs - DONE AND RECEIVED

    4) Whip-LASH - Nightmare Hooker, Blue-Stalker - DONE AND RECEIVED

    5) constructeur - One for Winter, one for Summer - DONE AND RECEIVED

    6) Brian Thomas - Skater, Unsure - DONE AND RECEIVED

    7) Hogwrangler - Low Water Fly, and Classic Hairwing - DONE AND RECEIVED

    8) rwbailey05 - Some Intruder Patterns - DONE AND RECEIVED
  2. Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    I'll be tying a doublewing Green Butt Skunk and a Beauly Snow Fly.
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  3. underachiever !

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    I'd be interested in joining this. I could do a Blue Charm and some no name thing in Pink/Orange.
  4. David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

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    Sign me up. Small hair wing, and one of my go-to-money-summer-run-marabou-bugs. May be on a hook or a cone head tube. Not sure.
  5. Whip-LASH MEOW

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    Nick,
    Sign me up I will make my favorite summer run steelhead flies. I''ll make my Nightmare Hookier and Blue-Stalker as my flies.
  6. constructeur Active Member

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    I'm in with one pattern for Winter, and one for Summer if'n that's o.k.
  7. Brian Thomas Active Member

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    When are they due Nick , and how many total flies per participant ?
  8. David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

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    Yeah, guess a due date would be cool :)
  9. Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    Um, I was planning on filling up the swap before putting a deadline up, but I suppose it doesn't matter. We already have 6 tyers anyways. Hows about flies postmarked no later than February 28th? That'd give everyone 8 days of rest, even if you only tied one fly per day. Pretty leisurely I think, though if anyone wants it pushed further back, I have no problems with that - we can always finish early!

    Brian Thomas - 2 patterns per person for a total of 20 flies per tyer, assuming we fill up all 10 slots.
  10. Brian Thomas Active Member

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    I`ll meet my legal obligations and join in Nick .
    One pattern will be a skater , unsure of the other right now .
  11. Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    NICE choice on the skater.
  12. Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    Sorry, that's a total of 18 flies per tyer - 9 of each pattern, assuming a full swap of 10 participants, unless you'd like to tie one for yourself. I am an art student, not a math student.
  13. HogWrangler Member

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    I'll do a low water fly, and a classic hairwing
  14. Jack Devlin Active Member

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

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    Oh Jack, you're killing me.
  16. Jack Devlin Active Member

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    :)I was going to sign up for the swap thinking it was two flies (I think my mind was on the football game) and then realized it was eighteen. I have some other tying commitments this month and I just wouldn't have my heart in it. Please post some photos of the swap if you can. We would all enjoy seeing the flies.
    Jack
  17. rwbailey05 GO COUGS

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    Are you guys still looking for a few tiers?
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  18. Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    rwbailey05, yes, we still have three open spots.
  19. rwbailey05 GO COUGS

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    Count me in... ill be working with some intruder patterns!
  20. Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    Swap's closed, fellas! 8 total tyers, so you'll need to have a TOTAL of 14 flies (7 of each of your patterns) on their way to me by February 28th! Let me know when you finish your patterns and I'll PM you my address and mailing instructions.