Puget Sound Face to Face Fly Swap and Casting Gathering

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by kelvin, Mar 19, 2010.

  1. kelvin

    kelvin Active Member

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    SORRY ABOUT THE CROSS POST
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    http://www.washingtonflyfishing.com...d-Face-to-Face-Fly-Swap-and-Casting-Gathering

    Gathering is at Steve's place address to follow
    May 15th Saturday
    starting at noon and going till Steve throws us out

    Love to have people willing to demo two handed casting
    Tying techniques
    eat some BBQ and generally have a great time
    thinking of some place like Lyons Park on the water
    (open to other Ideas)

    Swap your favorite Sea Run Cutthroat or Salmon Fly

    A number of you have asked me to teach a Flatwing class so I would be happy to demo those

    Maybe find a way to have this benefit Project Healing Waters have some veterans come have a chance to fly fish Puget Sound

    What would you like to contribute?

    We see each other on here all the time
    Why not meet face to face learn from each other have a good time and make a difference
     
  2. Steve Saville

    Steve Saville Active Member

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    I know a place where we can have it. It doesn't have a lot of parking, as you know but there's plenty of place to lawn cast, a BBQ, tables, and there are two or three of the 10X10 canopies and depending on time and tide the flat out front goes out about 200 feet and a half mile wide. :thumb:
     
  3. Jamie Wilson

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    I have never participated in any of these but feel it is high time to get off my fat booty and do it - but my schedule limits me to the weekend. I can bring an 8/9 switch rod, some single handed home built lines that work pretty well, some flys if I know which ones you want, my tying stuff, and would love to check out the flat wings. Also food, beverage, or cash.
    If this is a swap- I could look in Les's book and tie something up.
    Thanks-
     
  4. Craig Schulz

    Craig Schulz Midwest transplant, but taking root nicely....

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    Once you pick a date if i'm in town I'll be there, sounds like a good idea.
     
  5. NomDeTrout

    NomDeTrout Fly Guy Eat Pie

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    I'm in!
     
  6. Nick Clayton

    Nick Clayton Active Member

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    Sounds like a great idea to me! Perhaps someone could show me how to play around with my new switch. However I too am limited to weekends.

    Nick
     
  7. Josh Smestad

    Josh Smestad aka Mtnwkr

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    I'm in, pretty flexible on time and location.
     
  8. Bob Jones

    Bob Jones Still truckless now farther away

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    Sure sounds good to me. I need to meet people and find my way around.
    Also it sure would be nice to have someone to fish with oonce in a while.
    Set a time and I'll do my best, I'm tying as best I can from Les's book too.
    Am also flexible on dates and time.
     
  9. Richard Torres

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    Sounds like an idea I can't refuse Kelvin.
    Lyons park sounds like an interesting place..I don't think i've been there before.
     
  10. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Seems Lions Park in Bremerton has just closed for a year long renovation. Should still be able to walk the shore to fish it but the grounds will be less accessible as they remove pavement and create a more natural park experience. Evergreen Park in Bremerton could be a site, lots of grounds but the beach is less ideal than at Lions.
     
  11. kelvin

    kelvin Active Member

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    thanks I will see what'a available there
     
  12. Josh Smestad

    Josh Smestad aka Mtnwkr

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    Scenic beach in seabeck would be a nice place and wouldn't be crowded. I think they have a comunity building we could possibly reserve.
     
  13. robbbos

    robbbos east coast transplant

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    I'd love to go; any weekend in April or May works for me! I'm definitely interested in the fly swap... I just started tying and haven't tied much for saltwater, but could definitely tie up some reverse spiders or any other simple pattern which you all suggest. Also would love to help out with the veterans -- I've done some stuff with PHW in the past and had a blast. Looking forward to fishing with you all!
     
  14. rotato

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    do we have a date yet?

    im good after the 9th of april

    right now i am working for commercial fisherman
    y'all think that's ironic?

    voting for west side of sound
     
  15. orangeradish

    orangeradish Eyes to the sky...

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    Sounds good. I'm in depending on the date. I'll probably bring the grommet as well. He likes sitting around bullshitting about fishing, so he'll fit right in.