2009 Summer Steelhead

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Thomas Mitchell, May 7, 2009.

  1. Ben Waldschmidt

    Ben Waldschmidt Member

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    I'm gonna tie up a variation of Dec Hogan's Mahoney spey-style. I'm thinking in orange/brown
     
  2. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

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    D3Smartie Active Member

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    I'll play if there is still room...
     
  4. Thomas Mitchell

    Thomas Mitchell Active Member

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    Both sound great to me. I'm the about as far from an expert as you can get but when I think 'low-water' I'm mainly thinking sparse pattern and light hooks in smaller sizes for post runoff fishing.
     
  5. Thomas Mitchell

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    You and Eric are in and we're closed!

    I'm going to use this as an excuse to build a shadowbox for taking the pics.

    I'll PM everyone my address this weekend.

    Thanks all, I'll do my best to make sure this is a good one!

    Thomas
     
  6. Arthur Vakulchik

    Arthur Vakulchik Young Gun

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    im new to tying and cant tie any spey flies, so im gonna tie a freight train variation

    arthur
     
  7. Jake Bannon

    Jake Bannon nymphs for steelhead....

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    I will be doing a skunk/spey variation or a "mini moal" type fly.
     
  8. jcalderon

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    ok. Blue steelie dubbing, grey spey hackle and kingfisher blue wing it is!
     
  9. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    What a cast of characters this swap has pulled in! I can't wait to see these fly photos.
     
  10. Matthew Gulbranson

    Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    I think I'm gonna do a 'red butt purple peril'. or some variation thereof. And Mumbles, who YOU talking about Characters!!:rofl::p
     
  11. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    You for one! There are a lot of really good characters...
     
  12. Matthew Gulbranson

    Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    Thanks dude! :thumb: You are as well. I am excited about all these swaps going on right now. I have been a tying machine as of late. Now I'm going to need to get out and fish all of them when they start rolling in!
     
  13. Arthur Vakulchik

    Arthur Vakulchik Young Gun

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    well i have been done with my flies for a while, but just havnt got around to sending them out yet. but they should be out this week. and again, i cant wait to see the flies. ill try and post a pic later.

    arthur
     
  14. Richard Torres

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    I should have my Steelhead bee's (Roderick Haig-Brown style) done by the end of the week.

    Richard
     
  15. Thomas Mitchell

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    Thx guys. Mine are done as well. I'll start the photographs as soon as I start receiving flies.

    T.