Salmonfly/GS swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Travis Bille, Apr 9, 2013.

  1. Travis Bille

    Travis Bille Active Member

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    Alright gentleman, and Gary. The flies are in the mail. Please let me know when you get them.

    Flies are on the way to Mayfly aviator too.
     
  2. Randall Clark

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    Got the flies...great ties! I feel a little under qualified for this one, but I do know that the fish like it...

    I'll probably be testing these out in a couple of weekends...
     
  3. Thom Collins

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    Got mine today. Love em! Echo Randall"s sentiment, you guys roll some amazing bugs. First swap, so much fun, felt like Christmas. Will definately try get into others if I can get up to your guys level.
     
  4. Thom Collins

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    And Travis, great job as Meister!
     
  5. Gary Knowels

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    Got mine today too! Great ties all. What you guys can do with foam is amazing, I'm terrible with it. Travis, what did you use for the underwing?

    Randall, what hook did you use?

    Sent from my HTC_Amaze_4G
     
  6. Randall Clark

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    I'll check once I get home (Tuesday), it's a Gami, but I don't recall the exact model. I've found that fish seem to stick better on the Gami's than anything else I've used (mostly Tiemco).
     
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    Got mine yesterday! Great job to all!
     
  8. Travis Bille

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    Well, the rogue river rainbows sure liked Ben's pattern today! I didn't get to try any others because the hatch was short, sweet, and too dark to tie on anything else
     
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    Huge thanks to Travis and the rest of you for sharing these amazing flies. The quality of these ties is likely the best I've seen in any swaps and some creative patterns to boot. Stoneflies are flying on the Henry's Fork right now, I'll have to go give these a whirl this week.

    Thanks again.

    Sam
     
  10. Ben Swaner

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    Glad they worked out! I've got to tie some up for myself for this weekend.
     
  11. Travis Bille

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    Okay gents, I got the photos uploaded for everyone's viewing pleasure!
     
  12. Randall Clark

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    excellent! I'll be doing some field testing probably this Sat.