Summer Steel Swap (with extras!)

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Nick Riggs, May 15, 2008.

  1. obiwankanobi

    obiwankanobi Active Member

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    Nick, I just got the Saracione reel that you sent me for the entry prize and I can't wait to get this spooled!!:thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
  2. Nick Riggs

    Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    Steve S, you are an excellent guesser. I was actually planning on sending everyone that signed up a headband:thumb:. Seriously.

    Hahahaha, yeah right! I said a little something.
     
  3. Daryle Holmstrom

    Daryle Holmstrom retiredfishak

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    Can we say hook, line, and sinker I got caught by the great obiwan:D
     
  4. HogWrangler

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    Made up my mind, I'm Gonna do a small green butt skunk variation.
     
  5. Nick Riggs

    Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    I got Hogwrangler's flies yesterday, so prize #2 is no longer up for grabs. They are beauties!
     
  6. Monkey Salad

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    Flies will be in the mail in the morning, here is what they are made of-
    "FudgeDragon"
    Hook- TMC 7999 sz. 2
    Tip- X-Small Gold Oval Tinsel
    Tag- Hot Orange Floss
    Tail- GP Tippets
    Body- 3 Colors of Dubbing: Cream, Ginger, Brown
    Rib- Medium Silver Oval over Gold Mylar
    Body Hackle- Natural Pheasant Rump
    Collar- Teal
    Wing- Hungarian Partridge
     
  7. Nick Riggs

    Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    Monkey Salad, I got your flies today. Damn dude, these are sweet!
     
  8. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

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    Nick,

    Sending out my flies tomorrow or the next day. Size 2 ET Muddlers.

    Hook- TMC 700 sz. 2
    Tail- wood duck flank
    Body- black steelhead glimmer body
    Rib- small Gold Mylar
    Collar/head- spun and trimmed deerhair

    Eric
     
  9. speyflyfisher

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    Mine will be in the mail tomorrow as well.

    Jock-o-dee
    12 pieces of fine oval tinsel
    12 pieces of flat silver tinsel
    12 pieces of 3strand silver twist
    24 red weaver bird feathers
    12 strips of yellow floss
    12 strips of black floss
    12 blue ear pheasant rump
    12 hooded merganser flank
    240 fibers of turkey tail

    all divided on to 12 AJ # 3 spey hooks
     

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  10. HogWrangler

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    YES!!! those look great speyflyfisher!! What book is that they are displayed on?
     
  11. speyflyfisher

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    HogWrangler- The book is Mike Radencich, Tying the Classic Salmon Fly.

    Speyflyfisher
     
  12. obiwankanobi

    obiwankanobi Active Member

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    I had a vice blowout last weekend so a new cam is on order. I might be one week overdue on this one.
     
  13. Nick Riggs

    Nick Riggs I've been known to fish from time to time...

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    No problem Obiwan, I've seen your ties and they are worth the wait! For those of you mailing out your flies - Speyflyfisher pointed out to me that I didn't include my zip code, it's 98125.
     
  14. Diehard

    Diehard aka Justin

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    I'm still working on mine, but I'll get them out on time. I'm excited to see what everyone has come up with.
     
  15. Brian Thomas

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    I finally decided which pattern I`m tying .

    I went with a variation of Bob York`s Kispiox Bright .

    Hook ; Partridge Salar Gold #3
    Tag ; Silver Holographic Tinsel
    Tail ; Golden Pheasant Tippets dyed red
    Body ; Purple Dazzle Dub
    Rib ; Large oval silver tinsel
    Hackle ; Orange saddle
    Wing ; White goat body hair , with a few strands of yellow pb as a topping
    Thread ; Purple Uni

    They`ll be ready for shipment on Monday .