Swap 2006-07 Beginner/Intermediate Anti-Shack Nasty Marathon Fly Swap

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Ron Eagle Elk, Sep 17, 2006.

  1. Ron Eagle Elk

    Ron Eagle Elk Active Member

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    Whew, it's getting toward the end of the month and the mail box is looking pretty lonely. Glad to hear you guys are getting them in.

    Bee looking for a PM about the December Contest.

    REE
     
  2. James Mello

    James Mello Inventor of the "closed eye conjecture"

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    In the post today, going priority mail.... Tied up 13 carey's specials. Hopefully they'll pass muster....
     
  3. Ron Eagle Elk

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    James, Casrey specials. Great fly.

    Ned, your flies arrived safe and sound. Getting a crowbar and jackhammer to get into the package now.

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  4. Mulligan

    Mulligan Stephen Mull

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    Made it in the mail today. The post "master" told me they would make it to ya tomorrow. I don't know if I believe the hype. But, hopefully they do!

    Stephen
     
  5. Ron Eagle Elk

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    Full mail box today guys. Flies arrived from Roadhog, Mulligan, Calvin1 and James Mello. Great looking flies guys.
     
  6. Mulligan

    Mulligan Stephen Mull

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    I didn't name my fly as it seems like something that has already been done, I just don't know what it's called. Let me know if anyone knows the name. Otherwise I will take the liberty!
     
  7. Ron Eagle Elk

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    Mulligan, looks like a great fly to me. I don't recall seeing one like it.

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  8. Ron Eagle Elk

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    Hi Guys,

    The pics of the flies I have in hand are in the Gallery. Flies are out from Gmbjr and Mark Ritori, both are delayed in the mail.

    Got an e-mail from Stclairj. Due to his housing issues, he is not going to be able to stick with us.He just now got into a place of his own and is still living out of boxes. Been there done that. Life just gets in the way sometimes.

    Excess flies. Because we've had some folks drop out I have some extra flies. My policy in prior marathon swaps is to divide them up among the hardcore swappers still around at the end of the swap. Sound good to you guys?

    REE
     
  9. DDS

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    Sounds good to me
     
  10. Anyfish

    Anyfish Fishing with the kids

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    Works for me as well.
     
  11. Ron Eagle Elk

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    November flies for Mark Ritari arrived today.

    REE
     
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    Makes sense to me Ron!
    Dave:beer2:
     
  13. Ron Eagle Elk

    Ron Eagle Elk Active Member

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    Well guys, Still no flies from Gmbjr, so I'm mailing out your flies today. Sorry for the delay.

    You guys outdid yourselves on the wets, looking forward to the tying contest flies.

    REE
     
  14. Ned Wright

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    Got mine today. Great set of flies. Maybe these will get me my first steelhead :confused:

    Thanks Ron for running a great swap and for sending the ugliest fly from the set I sent back to me. I do have some pride you know:)

    Death in the family might make the christmas swap undoable. Luck to those who have the time.

    Ned

    PS Extra flies should go to the ones who are in for the long haul (double haul? :confused: )
     
  15. roadhog

    roadhog professional freight relocator

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    hey ya all these flies are awesome!!!!!!!! thanx for another great box of flies. christmas fly is about half done. :thumb: :thumb: