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Old 02-06-2013, 01:22 PM
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Talking Dry Fly Swap. (Searching Patterns)

I'm putting this out there to see if anyone is interested in tying up their go-to searching pattern/favourite dry fly pattern for a fly swap. There are plenty of fly swaps going around right now, but there are a few people who may not have had the chance to get in on them. They filled up fast.

This swap may be more involved, as some of these flies will take a significant amount of time to tie up. In light of the people tying for other swaps, we'll leave some extra time for them to finish. Once the twelve positions are filled, we'll take 4-5 weeks to tie, and should have the swap buttoned up in 5-6 weeks.

I'm willing to host the swap. Let me know if you're in, and the pattern (including size) you'd like to tie.


Get in quick to tie your pattern, and no doubles. Size/colour are exceptions to doubles.


1. Justbyfaith- klink/adams hybrid, size 14
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:21 PM
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I'm in. I will tie a chernobyl stone. Once the stones/hoppers come on in mid july, it is a fly I always try. And a killer fly for the bow!
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Old 02-06-2013, 03:16 PM
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How about the CFF (one hundred fish fly)

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Old 02-06-2013, 05:44 PM
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I'm in.
Peter's ugly beetle, No 12
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Old 02-06-2013, 06:11 PM
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Just by...

How about the CFF (one hundred fish fly)

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Hi Don,
Yep, certainly know that fly. My second choice for this swap was going to be a very similar fly... Except I would have called it a peacock caddis with a trailing shuck. Ha, the CFF has a much better ring to it. I don't know why it works so well in so many different situations, but it just does. Was this fly mentioned in Barry Mitchell's Trunk Road book, or does memory fail me....

As for 'how about the CFF' - I'd be happy to add the CFF to the swap!
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Old 02-06-2013, 06:19 PM
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1. Justbyfaith- klink/adams hybrid, size 14
2. Cmcclung- Chernobyl Stone
3. Don Andersen- CFF
4. Openfire- Peter's ugly beetle, size 12
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:31 PM
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beatle/ant veriation
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:56 PM
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Wrote an article that was published in Barry Mitchell's Alberta Fishing Guide magazine on the CFF after using it for a several years and catching 100's of trout on the pattern. And the best part, as a dry it is tough to keep it sunk which is makes it a good candidate for a dry/dropper combo.

Catch ya'


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Old 02-06-2013, 11:34 PM
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Default pattern TBA??

I'd like to get in on this,just a bit undecided on the pattern as of yet if that's ok?I've narrowed it down to 3 prospectors that are all traditionally Atlantic salmon flies but also great lil trout takers that I like for certain situations.
#1 is a Bomber,my goto dry for night fishing monster browns,dead drifted and/or skated.
#2 maybe Royal Wulff,nice lil high floating attractor fly that doesnt drown easily,high gradient cutty streams when theres no distinct hatch and good for dropper rigs.
#3 is a lil' lime green Bucbug I've dubbed the B5(Blackwater Beaverpond Brookie Buster Bucbug).....Gink it up and it just slaughters brookies on those dark,silty beaver ponds.
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:26 PM
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I am shocked there has not been more interest in this. Usually these things fill up so quickly!
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:31 PM
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When is the tie deadline? I'm done school in three weeks and then ill have time to tie...
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Old 02-07-2013, 02:21 PM
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4 week s deadline is good for me.
I'm up for it, would a sedge pattern work for you all? I can look into other search patterns I used before, the sedge has worked best last year on ES.
Count me in though!
Although I just finished one swap so if someone else really want to take part in this one I can wait...
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:22 PM
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[QUOTE=Justbyfaith;1838088]1. Justbyfaith- klink/adams hybrid, size 14
2. Cmcclung- Chernobyl Stone
3. Don Andersen- CFF
4. Openfire- Peter's ugly beetle, size 12
5. Fish hunter 7- beetle/ant variation
6. Grinr- TBA
7. Chucky- Sedge
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:25 PM
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I'd like to get in on this,just a bit undecided on the pattern as of yet if that's ok?I've narrowed it down to 3 prospectors that are all traditionally Atlantic salmon flies but also great lil trout takers that I like for certain situations.
#1 is a Bomber,my goto dry for night fishing monster browns,dead drifted and/or skated.
#2 maybe Royal Wulff,nice lil high floating attractor fly that doesnt drown easily,high gradient cutty streams when theres no distinct hatch and good for dropper rigs.
#3 is a lil' lime green Bucbug I've dubbed the B5(Blackwater Beaverpond Brookie Buster Bucbug).....Gink it up and it just slaughters brookies on those dark,silty beaver ponds.
Ha! They all sound good. I've put you on the list. Are you using that bomber on the Bow???
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:45 PM
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Ha! They all sound good. I've put you on the list. Are you using that bomber on the Bow???
I have....summer nights July.....stones hatching... Bomber skating.....explosive hits!
Think I'll do the B5 for swap just to be differemt.....hope y'all like beaverpond brookies?
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Old 02-09-2013, 10:15 AM
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if there is still room id be in with a stimulator size 14 that i use on most small creeks in k country
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Old 02-09-2013, 12:01 PM
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I will join.... I'll tie whatever isn't being done yet.
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Old 02-09-2013, 05:39 PM
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I would like to join with a size 14 elk hair caddis.
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Old 02-09-2013, 06:39 PM
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1. Justbyfaith- klink/adams hybrid, size 14
2. Cmcclung- Chernobyl Stone
3. Don Andersen- CFF
4. Openfire- Peter's ugly beetle, size 12
5. Fish hunter 7- beetle/ant variation
6. Grinr- B5- (see above)
7. Chucky- Sedge
8. Stripes53- Stimulator, size 14
9. Willyonestyle- TBA
10. Jared Anderson- Caddis, size 14
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Wow, looks like we are getting some great fly selections! I'm looking forward to seeig the flies. I was wondering when the stimulator was going to come into play. I definitely didn't expect it to fill up this fast. Looks like we'll be starting the swap fairly soon
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:54 PM
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I'm in...put me down tentatively for royal coachman, likely size 12.
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:19 AM
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I'd like to do my version of an extended body Pale Morning Dun, size 18, maybe 20.
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Old 02-10-2013, 12:43 PM
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I would like to join with a size 14 elk hair caddis.
I think we're probably talking the same pattern, sedge / caddis..


I'm happy to look for another pattern if you'd like.
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:13 PM
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New toy in time for the swap!
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:29 PM
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Nice Apex...grats.
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:48 PM
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I think we're probably talking the same pattern, sedge / caddis..


I'm happy to look for another pattern if you'd like.
Definitely talking about the same, I will switch to a Pink Pookie Hopper if that works.
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:14 PM
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Actually it's a peak. Very similar
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:44 PM
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Actually it's a peak. Very similar
Of course I was thinking Peak, but typed Apex....was just looking at Peaks at BassPro Friday.
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:26 PM
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1. Justbyfaith- klink/adams hybrid, size 14
2. Cmcclung- Chernobyl Stone
3. Don Andersen- CFF
4. Openfire- Peter's ugly beetle, size 12
5. Fish hunter 7- beetle/ant variation
6. Grinr- B5- (see above)
7. Chucky- Sedge
8. Stripes53- Stimulator, size 14
9. Willyonestyle- Extended body PMD, size 18/20
10. Jared Anderson- Pink Pookie Hopper
11. Toirtis- Royal Coachman, size 12
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Looks like we have one spot left and will be starting the swap soon!
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:32 PM
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Picked up the peak vice last year and am definitely a satisfied customer! It's a solid vice, and I like everything about it. The only add-on I may get is the extension to make the vice a little taller so I can rest my elbows on my desk.

I'm surprised that the parachute Adams hasn't come up in the swap yet!
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:51 PM
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Picked up the peak vice last year and am definitely a satisfied customer! It's a solid vice, and I like everything about it. The only add-on I may get is the extension to make the vice a little taller so I can rest my elbows on my desk.

I'm surprised that the parachute Adams hasn't come up in the swap yet!
Do you use a waste basket? Or have noticed a need for the brass screws vs plastic?
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