Winter Lake 2

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Irafly, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. Gary Knowels Active Member

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    Very nice Patrick! Man I can't wait to get the assortment of flies to test out. I think it would be cool if we got a bunch of the swap participants together on a lake and fished ONLY swap flies and compare notes as to the methods and results obtained.
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  2. McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    that'd be a fun time, not to many options right now though.
  3. Irafly Active Member

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    Unless you live on the West side. Thus the winter swap. I fished Pass this weekend with my pattern and did quite well. I was extremely tempted to take out other peoples patterns from the swap but I know I'd end up losing my patterns before I even sent everyone else out theirs.

    I like the idea a lot. Come on over everyone and we will fish Pass, Lone, Munn, Rattlesnake... I'm open.
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  4. Gary Knowels Active Member

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    Maybe toward the end of January? That way we can give people enough time to recover from the holidays and maybe help the eastsiders make it over. I have a spare room (my tying room) that I would gladly offer up if someone needed to crash for the night.

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  5. troutpocket Active Member

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    I could make it over in Jan/Feb. Sounds fun.
  6. Jim Wallace Smells like low tide

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    Finished mine yesterday too late to get 'em mailed, and heading to the P.O. shortly. Took about 3 or 4 times longer than I expected to get 'em done. I'm just too slow at tying. Sheesh!:D
  7. Jim Wallace Smells like low tide

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    Those are really nicely done streamers!
  8. Patrick Gould Active Member

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    I agree, I can't wait to try them out. Nice work Jeff.
  9. Jeff Dodd Active Member

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    Thanks guys.
    My intent was to introduce this pattern to more people because it has been so good for me (along with the Platte River Spider Blue tied for one of Ira's previous swaps.)
  10. Irafly Active Member

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    OK incase you have not heard yet, Patrick and Jim just made it in under the deadline. Mary on the other hand... ? Should we wait for her flies or should I send out tomorrow what I have now?

    Make the call folks, I'm cool either way, but that's easy for me to say because I have all your flies and I don't have to wait anymore to use them.
  11. Patrick Gould Active Member

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    She hasn't posted since her request to join the swap. I think it's safe to send them out. Send the extra set to Chris Scoones.
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  12. Gary Knowels Active Member

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    I say send them out on Saturday. Give one extra day. I think she did respond saying she was working on them.....who knows maybe the world ends tomorrow and you won't have to mail anything.

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  13. McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    she said dry/emerger sooo. . .i could wait a day or so
  14. zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    I'm all for an extension until the flies are received.
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  15. Irafly Active Member

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    Mary's flies are in. Look for all of the flies in the mail after Christmas.
  16. Irafly Active Member

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    Alright folks, all the flies are in their packages and ready to be shipped tomorrow (Wednesday the 26th) depending on where you are, you should see them this week! Some are tagged, and some are not. My camera is currently sitting in my mother in laws garage up by pass lake so no photos until I'm able to pick it up (Maybe Thursday). I'll be honest I didn't keep track of everyones flies so after I take the photos, I'll need some of you to pipe up and claim them if you didn't tag. No biggie, but I will pester the heck out of you if you forget.
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  17. zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    I also would like to know the names and authors of the flies as I intend to make a shadow box of the Winter Lake set. Speak up or I'll sic Ira on you. And.... you'll be famous over in Moses Lake land.
  18. jwg Active Member

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    those are some great flies in this thread

    looking forward to the final pictures of the collection

    jay
  19. Irafly Active Member

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    All the flies are in the mail or on the porch or in a fly box! Good swap guys, good swap.
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  20. McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    i cant wait!