Articulated Steel Swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Monkey Salad, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. Monkey Salad

    Monkey Salad Member

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    Hi-
    Someone tried to start this swap last year but it never got off the ground. Hoping for better interest this time. Rules are pretty simple, your fly must be articulated & designed to target steelhead. Lots of room to get creative here. So lets do 10 tiers or less, due date 1 month after the close of the swap. I will be tying an akroyd, exactly like the one in the pic except I will use black schlappen instead of BEP, money is tight these days, sorry.

    Alright, swap is closed. A little bigger than I intended but there are some really talented tiers here so I am psyched. Have your flies postmarked by OCTOBER 13th! Please be on time.

    1. Bove - Sluttyness
    2. Charles - Dankness
    3. Me - 'Royd
    4. Miller - Madness - In Hand
    5. D3 - String Thing - In Hand
    6. Steve S - In Hand
    7. Zach M - In Hand
    8. Bannon - Something with movement - In Hand
    9. Flyborg - Clits - In Hand
    10. D Dalan - Flashyness - In Hand
    11. Philster - Shrimpy Thing - In Hand
    12. Mumbles - Rat - In Hand
     
  2. Monkey Salad

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    Ahhh my picture wont upload, maybe later.
     
  3. Mark Bové

    Mark Bové Chasin tail

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    I will tie the slutty fly...
     
  4. Charlie Erdman

    Charlie Erdman In search of steel

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    strauss dude....count me in. some sort of dopeness
     
  5. Nick Riggs

    Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    You're tying an articulated Akyroyd?
     
  6. Monkey Salad

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    you know it buddy.
    charlie and mark are great tiers, join while you can!
     
  7. Miller

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    I'll play, consider me in with some type of madness
     
  8. D3Smartie

    D3Smartie Active Member

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    I will tie a string thing.. probably in black/blue.
     
  9. Zach M

    Zach M Because I floss so hard

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    i want to join but i am just starting to tie articulated flies. if thats ok i would like to join
     
  10. steve s

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    I'm in. I really want to see the 'royd.
     
  11. Monkey Salad

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    zach- thats fine.
     
  12. Flyborg

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    I'm in, will tie up some 5" clits.
     
  13. Monkey Salad

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    looking for a couple more and then the swap is closed
     
  14. Jake Bannon

    Jake Bannon nymphs for steelhead....

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    Count me in on this one, not sure what its gonna be though. However it will be big, articulated with lots of movement.


    Jake
     
  15. David Dalan

    David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

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    I was down last time. I'm down this time. No slacking off like the last swap I bagged on. Bad times. Now it's good times.

    I'm in if ya'll have me :)

    Lemme get back to ya on the pattern. Something flashy fo sho.