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Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Ned Wright, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. riseform

    riseform Active Member

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    I've been playing with classic hopper patterns recently. I'd be up for tying that instead of my planned PMD emerger.
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  2. Bullwhacker

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    I can go either way. I'd rather tie hoppers but my emerger box needs some attention.
     
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    i have already started on an emerger pattern but if other people want to tie up something different thats perfectly fine with me.
     
  4. Ned Wright

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    Xdog,

    Your flies are in and once again not for the squeemish. Nice Work.

    Ned
     
  5. Ned Wright

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    Richard and Eric,

    Your flies are in today. Richard, I think yours might be my favorite dries so far.

    Eric, one problem. You tied nearly the same pattern as I did. What is the problem you ask? Your's are better.....

    Ned
     
  6. Ned Wright

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    Just a reminder. Flies need to have a postmark for today!
    Ned
     
  7. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

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    Sorry Ned! :) I forgot to send $$ again for the MVP, it will be in with the next group of flies. I don't care either way about changing the category either, I will probably do an emerger though.

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  8. riseform

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    Looks like the need for emergers is winning out. I'll probably stick with the original PMD plan, it's a good working pattern.
     
  9. Ned Wright

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    I am going to go ahead and say terrestrials are fair game. That being said, lets try to keep away from the really easy terrestrial patterns. I imagine most will be doing emergers and I think that is a good thing.

    Ned
     
  10. Ned Wright

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    Zach and Bullwhacker,

    Your flies are in. Well done!
     
  11. Richard Torres

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    Thanks Ned!

    As for the terrestrial/emerger decision i'm fine with each choice.

    Now comes the choice.

    For an emerger I could tie a Yellow May (Little evening sulpher dun or evening yellow dun)

    Or I could tie a foam beetle pattern that I think no one will be disappointed with.

    Richard
     
  12. Ned Wright

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    ChuckNGear,

    Got your flies today for the next this month and next. Are the beadheads your emerger pattern?

    I will take picks and divide up flies tonight for the post office tomorrow.

    Ned
     
  13. yes i dont fish emergers or dries. sorry boys. my last semester at MSU is killing my flow. not enough time to chase fish, trim, and do school. fmylife.com sorry ned no toe tags. i was just glad to get those out to you. everyones flies have been great and so is the fly swap master.
     
  14. Ned Wright

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    I lied. They will be out tomorrow :)
     
  15. riseform

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    Holy crap! Received the flies today. I wish this marathon could go on forever, you guys are great. Xdog, my seven year old son came over to the flies as I was looking at them and pointed at yours and said "that must be Xdog's". Thank you all.