Soft Hackle swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by zen leecher aka bill w, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. zen leecher aka bill w

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

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    I've seen some very nice soft hackles being tied the last week so I think we should have a soft hackle swap

    Swap is limited to 16 people with a total of 16 flies tied. Please respond to sign up. Tyers of all abilities are welcome.

    Standard swap rules of please toe tag your flies and provise a SASE mailer to return your flies to you.

    Let's have the flies in around February 10th. (date may be adjusted based on when the #16 swapper signs up)

    1. zen leecher - mother's day caddis - DONE
    2. Mayfly Aviator - PMD soft hackle emerger - RECEIVED
    3. Patrick Gould - something small and purple - RECEIVED
    4. Gary Knowels - yamamoto's double soft hackle - RECEIVED
    5. Ron McNeal - green soft hackle - RECEIVED
    6. David Dalan - buggler - RECEIVED
    7. Ron Eagle Elk - Baillie's black spider/Gray Squirrel flymph - RECEIVED
    8. Jeff Dodd - purple and starling - RECEIVED
    9. Rob Ast - Iron Blue Dun inspired - RECEIVED
    10. james.jimenez - pheasant tail soft hackle - RECEIVED
    11. Chris Johnson - RECEIVED
    12. Calvin1 - RECEIVED
    13. Chad Lewis - RECEIVED
    14. Thomas Williams - hobgoblin - RECEIVED
    15. hooked 1 - RECEIVED
    16. LD - March Brown coachman - RECEIVED
     
  2. Mayfly Aviator

    Mayfly Aviator Active Member

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    This is a great idea, I'm in.

    Sam
     
  3. Patrick Gould

    Patrick Gould Active Member

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    Count me in. I'll probably do something small and purple.
     
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  4. Gary Knowels

    Gary Knowels Active Member

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    I'm in. Going to attempt some double soft hackle bugs. We'll see how it turns out, may have to revise my choice later.
     
  5. David Dalan

    David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

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    I'm in, some form of Cary Special is likely. Maybe a dubbed one to make it "buggier."
     
  6. Ron Eagle Elk

    Ron Eagle Elk Active Member

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    I'm in if you'll have me. I'll be tying a Baillie's Black Spider. It's a wonderfully effective wee wet fly.
     
  7. Jeff Dodd

    Jeff Dodd Active Member

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    I could join this but I have only tied a couple soft hackles and will have to simply pick a pattern from my Dave Hughes book.

    Will you take a rookie?
     
  8. Rob Ast

    Rob Ast Active Member

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    I'm in, just don't compare my finished products to REE's
     
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  9. james.jimenez

    james.jimenez Active Member

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    I'm in if you will have me.. Not the best but would like to try this... This will be my first fly swap... Ductape and super glue for everyone!!!!
     
  10. Chris Johnson

    Chris Johnson Member: Native Fish Society

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    count me in, I love soft hackles and have admired Hans' tying medthods for a while
     
  11. Calvin1

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    I'll make it 12 if I've got in in time.
     
  12. Chad Lewis

    Chad Lewis NEVER wonder what to do with your free time

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    Looks like I'm one too far down the line. If everyone can stand the thought of having thirteen, then I'm in. Soft hackles are some of my favorite flies.
     
  13. Thomas Williams

    Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    Nevermind.. posted and saw I was too late.
     
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    S Fontinalis Active Member

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    looks like i'm too late too
     
  15. Mayfly Aviator

    Mayfly Aviator Active Member

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    Clearly I'm not the swapmeister, however I welcome the idea of 3 more participants.
     
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