Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear swap?

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Kent Lufkin, Nov 2, 2005.

  1. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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    The venerable gold ribbed hare's ear (GRHE) has long been one of my very favorite patterns, frequently producing fish when nothing else works. But in talking with others over the years I've found that there nearly as many variations on how to tie it as there are tyers.

    So if you're interested, I've decided to host a GRHE swap. Tie it up as a bead head, a flashback, a soft hackle or even a dry. Just make sure to incorporate some actual hare's ear somewhere into your pattern and try to remain somewhat true to the original (or at least respectful!)

    The swap is open for up to a dozen tyers and let's make the deadline for flies to me December 15 to avoid the Christmas rush. The swap will close when we've got a dozen tyers or by November 15, whichever comes first.

    K

    Update: we now have a dozen tyers and the swap is CLOSED.
     
  2. Flyn'dutchman

    Flyn'dutchman Member

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    I'm in.:thumb:
     
  3. Willie Bodger

    Willie Bodger Still, nothing clever to say...

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  4. David Holmes

    David Holmes Formerly known as "capmblade"

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    Can I play? I love the GRHE. Mine are nothing special but they catch fish.
     
  5. Scott Behn

    Scott Behn Active Member

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    Kent you can count me in...I'll tie up some GRHE soft hackles in a size #10...

    :cool:
     
  6. Teeg Stouffer

    Teeg Stouffer Fish Recycler

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    I haven't participated in a swap in quite a while, but it just so happens that I have been tying these lately, and would love to participate. I'll submit a weighted flashback version, with no bead head.
     
  7. Griswald

    Griswald a.k.a. Griswald

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    Kent,
    I would like to join this one please.

    Best
    Matthew (a.k.a. Griswald)
     
  8. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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    Welcome aboard boys! Seven seats filled, five still open.

    K
     
  9. Mike

    Mike Active Member

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    Count me in as well.

    Mike
     
  10. James Mello

    James Mello Inventor of the "closed eye conjecture"

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    I'd love to join. I'll do a rubber legged size 10 jobbie...
     
  11. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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    Nine tyers aboard - three seats still open.

    K
     
  12. Dylan D

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    I'd like to participate Kent. Thanks.
     
  13. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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    Ten guys on board. The next two people to post make it an even dozen and then we're closed.

    K
     
  14. halcyon

    halcyon Hallelujah, I'm a Bum!!!

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    I'm in. Will tie a GRHE wet fly.

    Regards,
     
  15. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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    Welcome aboard Halcyon! Room for one more tyer.

    Going once,

    Going twice . . .

    K