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Old 10-02-2017, 10:00 PM
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Hey guys weather's getting colder' the browns are getting ready to spawn and I've been hitting the vise a little more lately. I wanted to see if there was any interest on doing a swap. I was thinking all around trout flies. nymphs dries streamers whatever. if it produced for you this year let's swap em. I could host.. I was thinking ten guys. or if there is less interest then we can go with whoever wants to swap. I'll tie a beadhead pheasant tail in #16

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Old 10-02-2017, 10:02 PM
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as a side note if anyone chooses to tie streamers let's keep them to smaller. zonkers and buggers kinda thing. no sense tying 10 big articulated streamers and getting a 16 pt in return lol

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Old 10-03-2017, 01:39 PM
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I'd be up for this, not sure what to tie yet but I can figure something out!
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Old 10-03-2017, 03:28 PM
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I'd be up for this, not sure what to tie yet but I can figure something out!
sounds good! let me know what your thinking about tying!

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Old 10-04-2017, 06:40 PM
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I'd be up for this, not sure what to tie yet but I can figure something out!
Hey man this isnt really picking up any traction over here so I started a swap at the reddit fly swap if you want to swap flies still! https://www.reddit.com/r/Flyswap/com...h8b/trout_swap
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Old 10-04-2017, 08:53 PM
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Hey man this isnt really picking up any traction over here so I started a swap at the reddit fly swap if you want to swap flies still! https://www.reddit.com/r/Flyswap/com...h8b/trout_swap
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Awesome, will check it out!
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Old 10-05-2017, 11:35 PM
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Id be down for the swap. Deadline?
If theres only a few of us Id be willing to tie a few like one dry, one wet, one streamer for the swap.
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Old 10-06-2017, 07:47 AM
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I haven't been in on one of these in a few years, and need an excuse to get back at it anyway. Count me in, let me know the deadline, details, etc.

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Old 10-06-2017, 02:50 PM
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I would commit. The number of people that get involved will alter what flies I would tie.
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Old 10-06-2017, 04:00 PM
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ok well there would be five right now I was thinking deadline a month from whenever we decide we are a go. I like that idea of doing a few different flies each. wouldn't necessarily have to be a streamer and a dry and a wet we could just do three patterns each whatever worked best for us this year. I did really well on little orange soft hackles, pheasant tails, and you couldn't go wrong with a sparkle dun. there are 5 interested right now that would be 15 flies each

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Old 10-06-2017, 04:02 PM
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or if a month is too long we could do a shorter deadline as well. you guys let me know what works best for everyone and we will go from there

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Old 10-09-2017, 12:59 PM
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or if a month is too long we could do a shorter deadline as well. you guys let me know what works best for everyone and we will go from there

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Old 10-11-2017, 12:22 PM
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So do we have a plan like deadline for the mail in is Nov 30 and mail out on Dec 15 then we all get christmas flies.
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Old 10-13-2017, 07:34 AM
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I am still with y'all. Just let me know how many and when/where we should send them. I worked through the whole season, so you'll be getting flies that have had historical success, not recent success.
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Old 10-16-2017, 12:09 AM
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I'm just learning wooly bugger but I tie different style bucktail and pattern I'd be interested in joining if that is ok
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Old 10-16-2017, 11:50 AM
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Default Hey I'm interested Let me know what it takes and I'm in.

let me know where and when... a PM would be better for me
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Old 10-16-2017, 06:11 PM
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k guys it looks like this thing is a go so I'll just update. there are six so far who are tying I'm going to close it off at that. the theme is your three most productive patterns this year or historically. the mail out deadline is November 30th and I will mail everything back by the 15th of December if I have everyone's flies at that point. tie six each of your patterns and pm me when you are done for a mailing address. I will be tying a pheasant tail in 16 and a bwo emerger in 16 as well as an orange soft hackle in 16. i sent everyone who said they would tie a pm please let me know if you got it.. I'm using mobile so it seemed like some went through and seemed like some didnt. if everyone wants to get back to me with patterns that they will be tying that would be great so I could update the post and everyone else knows what is being tied.
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Old 10-19-2017, 11:08 AM
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ok so far I've heard back from these users
Off in the Bushes- scud, sculpin, foam hopper
TEE- secret flies
newflyfisherman- pheasant tail, bwo emerger, orange soft hackles
mattpreat- stoneflopper, ftd pheasant tail, modified h and l variant
still need to hear back from users
WillyOneStyle
scel
if you guys could get back to me as soon as possible that would be great
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Old 10-19-2017, 08:00 PM
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update user scel is tying Higa's sos, a micro zonker, and another pattern tbd
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Old 10-20-2017, 07:48 AM
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I'm in I'll tie up a nymph that's a variation on a pheasant tail and does really well
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Old 10-21-2017, 09:29 PM
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WillyOneStyle is tying a hares ear, an evil weevil, and a pumpkin head
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Old 11-17-2017, 08:42 PM
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Update: have received flies from users: scel and OffInTheBushes. some really clean ties guys. looking forward to seeing the rest of them!

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