Swap Bellingham swap at Boundry Bay

Josh

dead in the water
#46
Booooooooooo to Ed.

Whatcom county is great in the summertime. You 'snowbirds' should just ride your own crappy ski hills if you are just going to come up in the winter. Nobody likes a foul-weather friend.
 

Ed Call

Well-Known Member
#47
Booooooooooo to Ed.

Whatcom county is great in the summertime. You 'snowbirds' should just ride your own crappy ski hills if you are just going to come up in the winter. Nobody likes a foul-weather friend.
Ouch! There is just no better place in the winter than 542 East. To come there in the summertime means I have to pass a lot of places worthy of exploration. There are no ski hills in Kitsap County, so if I'm driving to one my first choice is through your neck of the woods. Doesn't it mean anything that I pefer a longer trip to the 542 over 2 or 512/410?

I barely know enough about fishing in Kitsap, trying to learn Whatcom from a distance and the places between here and there is just overwhelming. Who can learn it all?

Isn't a snowbird someone who has retired and moves to Florida or Arizona to avoid the wonders of the Bellingham/Baker area winters?
 

Josh

dead in the water
#48
Oh I'm just giving you crap Ed.

All are welcome at the glorious Baker. You can have my spot on the lift, I don't get to ride much these days anyway what with the job/kid/wife. And when I do have time, I tend to pick fishing over riding. But that's probably because I have far more years of riding under my belt than I do fishing.

Anyway, you should come up for the Boundary swap. The 'ham is a great place in the summer.
 

ffb

Active Member
#49
I feel really bad guys but I need to bow out. I just don't have the time I thought I did for this swap. I apologize.

Jon
 
#50
I feel really bad guys but I need to bow out. I just don't have the time I thought I did for this swap. I apologize.

Jon
You should come to the swap if you can anyway.

If you feel bad about coming empty handed, grab 12 hooks, put them in a box, and label them "no-see-um". :clown:
 

Ed Call

Well-Known Member
#52
Have you guys firmed up a date and time yet...not that I'm stalking your group from all the way over here in backwoods Kitsap County...
 
#55
Howdy from down in idaho.... mainly just a lurker on the site.... but Boundary Bay perked my interest! My cousin's one of the brewers there, Anthony Stone..... I'm looking a couple of growler's from a past trip up to see him. Wish I could join... that would be a the best swap I've seen..... flies and Boundary Bay Beer!!!
Enjoy. :beer2:
John
 
#56
On the question of how we're to carry our newly acquired flies home:

I suggest bringing a medium size box or ziplock bag in addition to whatever we bring our flies in to the gathering. That's in case everybody else is contributing five-inch Intruders or the like, that wouldn't fit in the little box I'll be bringing my Buzztails in. A minor, nit-picky point.
 
#57
Alright guys,

The countdown is coming to an end. If you haven't yet confirmed that you have finished your patterns, please do so asap so I can stop worrying about this swap! Actually, if we didn't have any flies we would still have fun drinking beer and telling fish stories so I am not too worried. However, I would like to make it out of this swap with at least 6-8 new flies, so let me know the status. If you are like me and plan to tie them the day before, just let me know that.

Thanks,

Jadon

PS. Looking forward to the beer!
 
#59
I'm good to go and will be there flies in hand. The only wild card is if work throws me a curve ball. That's one of the bad things about being in the military...I can't say no if I get thrown into covering a duty. But I'm 99.999999999999% sure I will NOT get called in.