Beetle-Mania Swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by dryflylarry, Apr 5, 2013.

  1. zen leecher aka bill w

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

    I have 3 beetles done so far. I've tied ones that work for me at Rocky Ford. I should be done in time to mail on Tuesday.
  2. zen leecher aka bill w

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

    Houston, we have 12 beetles completed.
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  3. dfl

    dfl Active Member

    Boy, that hurts!!! I thought it was obvious. They're back swimmers. Sorry.
  4. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

    dfl-- I don't think anyone knows that because they haven't seen them yet!! :)

    OK Beetlemania freaks, it's time to get them in the mail to me soon!! I still have 4 to tie up myself. I ended up doing a waterboatman (sorta cheated). If you "grease" it well, it will float....for a little while anyway! I have had luck with it with a short quick strip. I'll be watching my mail!!! As I stated before, I will attempt to take photos and post them. -Larry
  5. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

    And don't forget your "Toe Tags" !!!!! :eek:
  6. zen leecher aka bill w

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

    Is a toe-tag a fly? I only signed up for a beetle swap. Beetles are winging their way west as of 30 minutes ago.

    Toe tags today and probably S.A.S.E. tomorrow. geez.....
  7. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

    Done here! Whom does not have my address? ?
  8. Larry - My flies are going out today. Address please.

    Good looking ties gents, looking forward to putting them to good use!
  9. Richard Torres

    Richard Torres Active Member

    Twelve Green Pubescent Beetles ready for new homes Larry, and I don't think you'll want me to send them to your old place :)
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  10. bjornjon

    bjornjon Member

    Got my tied up. Address please. Thanks!

    Great looking Beetles from what I've seen!
  11. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

    Those are very nice Richard! This is going to be a nice swap! I'll Pm my address.
  12. Bonsai

    Bonsai Jerry

    I just got mine to Dry Fly Larry. I am excited to try these patterns. Some of the patterns look to good to use, if there is such a thing.
    Looks to good to use, never .
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  13. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

    Bonsai tied a great bug called the Jungle Beetle! Nice job Jerry! I'm expecting my mailbox to fill up with beetles soon!!!
  14. Pat Lat

    Pat Lat Mad Flyentist

    PM address please, flies in the mail tomorrow morning. I wanted to retie a couple that were a little wonky. I also tested them in water and they float like a cork.
  15. Gary Knowels

    Gary Knowels Active Member

    I need an address too, I have some CDC and deer hair black beetles that need to make their way to you.

    Sent from my HTC_Amaze_4G
  16. dfl

    dfl Active Member

    Gawd, but am I ever outclassed and inadequate.
  17. zen leecher aka bill w

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

    I wouldn't worry about it. You haven't seen my beetles.
  18. Gary Knowels

    Gary Knowels Active Member

    or mine.
  19. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

    I just received three (3) more packages in the mail today! They are all awesome. I got Richard Torres, Zens, and Kelvins. I think everyone will have fun with these! And, Kelvin, thanks for the big orange bug!!
  20. atomic dog

    atomic dog Jive Turkey

    Hopefully mine made it there today.

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