Swap Winter Steelhead Swap

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Don Stracener, Nov 23, 2006.

  1. mike doughty

    mike doughty Honorary Member

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  2. Don Stracener

    Don Stracener New Member

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    Flies in from

    Salty Spey - Bill
    Mike Doughty
    Willie Bodger
    nrthcsteel
    Dale Holmstrom
    Cameron Derbyshire
    Christain Brewer
    Rick Baerg
    Kevin Giusti
    Jon Dejong

    That's 10 in We are missing 4 plus mine So I'll be waiting a while for those flies..... Need to get some pics too, try to do that tomorrow night.

    These files are some of the best, I know everyone will be excited.
     
  3. Don Stracener

    Don Stracener New Member

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    We have tons of ice and snow down here.

    Didn't even get mail yesterday. Everything is moving real SLOW. Will post as soon as I get any flies.
     
  4. luckybalbowa

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    Sorry I'm late, but mine are going in a brown truck today. I started to tie a pattern of original design but ran out of materials and we were out of it at the shop so I was basically screwed. I should have counted my beads before I started. Swapmeister, I'll throw one in for ya though.

    Anyways, I stayed up until two last night to crank out 15 of my personal favorite steelhead pattern. Deschutes Madness. I hope that's okay with everyone.
     
  5. Don Stracener

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    Not a problem being late this time around.

    Flies Here:

    Salty Spey - Bill
    Mike Doughty
    Willie Bodger
    nrthcsteel
    Dale Holmstrom
    Cameron Derbyshire
    Christain Brewer
    Rick Baerg
    Jon Dejong - Big Tuna
    Steve S
    Justin Teegarden
    Chris Ringlee
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    K. Pitt


    Think we have 1 set left. Will sort them this weekend and get them out monday either way.
     
  6. James Mello

    James Mello Inventor of the "closed eye conjecture"

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    Should be there on sat... Don, I'll send the tracking number to you...
     
  7. Don Stracener

    Don Stracener New Member

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    Ok

    1-20-7

    All flies IN (yours too James) except luckybalbowa

    Sorting this weekend and mailing Monday - They look great
     
  8. luckybalbowa

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    you should have gotten my flies by now. They were shipped fed ex on wednesday I believe.
     
  9. Don Stracener

    Don Stracener New Member

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    Haven't sealed everything up yet. What's the name on the box?

    Fed X was suppossed to deliver some stuff I ordered today and we never saw the truck. Can you belive a week from LA?

    I'll hang for another couple days, everything will be easy to fix.

    Don
     
  10. Rick Baerg

    Rick Baerg addicted

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    Any updates, pictures, the suspense is killing me! :)
     
  11. Don Stracener

    Don Stracener New Member

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    Got the last set last night!!!!!

    Finish sorting and in the mail. Will get some pics up tomorrow night.

    The wait is almost over!

    Don
     
  12. James Mello

    James Mello Inventor of the "closed eye conjecture"

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    I can't wait to get flies tied by others.... One of these days I'll graduate from hair wings!
     
  13. luckybalbowa

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    glad to see they finally got there. I thought that FedEx was supposed to be if you absolutely had to get it there on time. :)
     
  14. TallFlyGuy

    TallFlyGuy Adipossessed!

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    So has anyone received theirs?
     
  15. Big Tuna

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    Nope. Don just got the last set the other day, so it will likely be a few more days. I'm in another swap and mailed my flies on a Saturday and they didn't get to Spokane until Wed. From Wenatchee, that's 165 mi. I learned two things: the pony express was faster than US mail:rofl: and I need to be a little more patient. Hang in there. I think it's going to be worth the wait:thumb: