Winter Lake Swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Irafly, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. Jeff Studebaker

    Jeff Studebaker Kayak Fly Angler

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    I've had those hooks for awhile...may have gotten them at Wholesale Sports in Burlington, or maybe Dave's Sports in Lynden.
     
  2. Irafly

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    I think I'll need to order mine.

    Blue's flies arrived today! Excellent packaging!

    Ira..
     
  3. Irafly

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    Oh and the flies were great as well, can't wait to fish that spider and I love the black and red variation on that mid.

    Ira..
     
  4. Jeff Dodd

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    I've tied 14 of the green sparkle leech pattern and have about 6 of the brown pattern complete. I'm slow and fishing has interfered with tying.

    The brown fly I call a bead-head micro leech, but not sure if that's an appropriate name. More important is that I have been catching fish with this fly during winter and in lakes. (truth be told, I've only fishe it in Lone)
    I looked at my notes from the guy who showed it to me and now I'm not sure how I came up with this pattern. His pattern was a bugger with hackle. This is so damn simple but hard to tie a dozen that all look the same.
     
  5. Irafly

    Irafly Active Member

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    They don't have to look the same. Send them to me, and I'll distribute the pretty ones in order to the people I like the most. Although as we all know it's likely going to be the ugly ones that end up catching the fish. :)

    Ira..
     
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    Now that is funny. I am hosting one right now as well and I figure my better ones to the people I want to impress...LOL
     
  7. Irafly

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    TDs are in, his bead head nymph looks like a perfect all around streamer that will match a lot of bugs and the phesant tail is going to make a great little calibaetis pattern.

    Ira..
     
  8. Irafly

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    Rob's are done. Man is my mid arsenal looking better.

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    Can't wait to see these!
     
  10. Camo Clad Warrior

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    Everybody is awfully quick. Mine are being tied tonight...
     
  11. Irafly

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    I managed to pick up the hooks I needed today at Ted's in Lynwood when other "Fly" stores did not have them. I haven't been in there in years and I completely forgot how stocked they are on fly gear and their fly selection blew me away. I'll be back for sure.

    Ira..
     
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    All finished...Need an addy Ira
     
  13. Jeff Dodd

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    Ira,
    I looked for your hooks last time I was at Ted's, no luck. Are they in the fly section?

    Ted's is great for many items and the markup is reasonable.
     
  14. Irafly

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    If you are looking at the hooks on the south wall, turn around and look at the hooks hanging on the end of the aisle right behind you. I didn't think they had them at first either. I just bought the last of the size 14s.

    Ira..
     
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    Got it. Thanks
     
  16. Rick Todd

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    Got my 12 Light cahill chronies in size 18 done. Starting on my Static bag red but chromie in #16. Rick
     
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    Looks like this is shaping up to have a nice variety of lake patterns.

    Can't wait to see everything. It will be neat to see all the patterns together.
     
  18. Irafly

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    Oooo, nice looking bugs Rick.

    Ira..
     
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    troutpockets are in! I've been waiting to steal a few more of Rod's stillwater patterns, glad he's in this one.

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  20. Jeff Studebaker

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    Found em. I got them at Dave's Sports in Lynden. That probably doesn't help you.

    They were Daiichi #1273.
     

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