damselfly nymph swap

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  1. zen leecher aka bill w

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

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    Here's my prototype damsel.

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    You all produced damsels prettier than mine, but it will catch fish. Dark amber, silver lined glass beads for eyes. uploadfromtaptalk1372743963790.jpg

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    My bugs are in the mail!
     
  4. zen leecher aka bill w

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

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    I've been updating the first post when new flies are received.
     
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    Tying the last one now, then probably need to tie 2-3 more to make sure everyone gets top quality. Should be in the mail no later than Wednesday.
     
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    Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    Finishing mine tonight and in mail tomoro.
     
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    I finished mine Tuesday. They will be mailed today. Looking forward to the patterns everyone else tied. I will be going to Leech Lake (White Pass) the end of July. Damsel patterns are one of the recommended patterns.

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    1/2 way there, and they will be finished tonight.

    Don't be fooled by the size, these little sparse damsels slay.

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    Here's a close up...

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    Nice looking bugs Jim...update swap meister for the rest?
    Look forward to trying some of these out before the hatches are over...
     
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  11. zen leecher aka bill w

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

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    Two not received but in shipping.
     
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    Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    Did you receive mine on Fri?
     
  13. zen leecher aka bill w

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

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    I received it Saturday. One left to go and I think is in shipping.
     
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    Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    ok cool. Thanks and sorry again for being late.
     
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    Yes, mine are indeed in the mail.

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  16. zen leecher aka bill w

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

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    And to think I was going to be last. I had enough home stuff going on that it was messing with my fly tying.
     
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    Did you receive them yet? I sent them priority mail. Maybe I should have just driven over, dropped them off, and hit a spring creek? :)
     
  18. zen leecher aka bill w

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

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    Jim, they arrived yesterday.
     
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    Are our bugs back in the mail?
     
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    Yeah, I'd like to maybe fish them before next spring when the damsels are thick again.
     
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