damselfly nymph swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by zen leecher aka bill w, May 29, 2013.

  1. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Swap is full and I believe the first back of damsels is headed my way.
     
  2. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    I just picked up a few more materials and I've gone through my visualization process. Mine should be done soon.
     
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  3. McNasty

    McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    got a rumpalicious package today. will start tying in a day or two when hooks from allen arrive.
     
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  4. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Should be lots of nice swap flies based on the participants. Additional news: dfl gave his spot to steeli.

    High Mountain Hunting (and fishing) Supply brought a bunch of tying supplies to our Tuesday fly club meeting and was selling it at blow-out prices. I got two bags of damsel olive marabou for my flies in the swap.
     
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    I am doing an extended body damsel. Pattern has been determined. Need to get tying.
     
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    I'm going with a sparrow-variation or an olive ostrich herl pattern.
    Tying frenzy before the 4th...should have mine in around end of June.
    Looking forward to seeing everyones!
     
  7. Nick Clayton

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    I've got everything I need, just need to get tying. I've never really tied damsels before so I had to do some searching to find something that matched my tying ability. Settled on a simple marabou pattern. Think ill get started right now actually
     
  8. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Most damsel patterns are relatively easy to tie. A marabou body w/rib, a thorax, a shellback (pheasant) of some sort and mono eyes if one prefers.
     
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    hows everyone doin? i got 3 left i'm finishing up this afternoon if you wanna go ahead and send me an address.
     
  10. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    I hate to say it but I haven't tied the first one yet. Ive got some neighborhood issues going on.

    I need 12 flies per tyer for the swap.
     
  11. Jim Speaker

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    Yeah despite all my bluster I've been fishing for six days, just back Sunday, took care of my yard and my gear, and got absorbed with a boat wood work project. Guess I better batch em out, eh?
     
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    its all good, just wonderin where everyone was at. i kind of forgot for a bit.
     
  13. Thomas Williams

    Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    I'll have mine out soon.
     
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    Busy during the upcoming few weeks so just finished tying up the bugs.
    My swimming armada getting ready to fly.
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    Nice hatch!!!