Salmonfly/GS swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Travis Bille, Apr 9, 2013.

  1. Gary Knowels Active Member

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    I think I'm going to try to do one salmonfly pattern and one golden stone pattern. I'll be at the vise today so we'll see what I can come up with.
  2. WABOWMAN Active Member

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    I will be at the vice today.It looks like we are doing 2 flies either the same or two different patterns.Am i correct?
  3. Travis Bille Active Member

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    You got it. Just send two patterns same or different!
  4. Ben Swaner Member

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    Got mine ready to go!

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  5. Travis Bille Active Member

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    Those look great! Can't wait to get them. I sent you a PM with my address
  6. Gary Knowels Active Member

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    Here is my offering.
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  7. Travis Bille Active Member

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  8. Randall Clark Active Member

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    alright, don't judge until you slay the trouts with it...

    It's my Clark's-ish stone. This is geared more towards Salmonflies with the larger size, and darker moose wing (sorry, photo's a little washed out). I'll tie up 5 of these and 5 with a lighter wing to look more like the goldens we have out here on the Deschutes. I've actually had more success with these than any other fly out there, even after the trouts have been pounded into submission by the hoards of other anglers...When you fish it, lather the entire thing up with floatant and go to town. The more that wing gets spread out, the better it fishes.

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    Cheers,
    Randy
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  9. Travis Bille Active Member

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    My only judgement is a good one. That looks buggy!
  10. Randall Clark Active Member

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    halfway there...just need to set aside another evening for tying...never an easy thing with a 3 yo and a young dog begging for attention all of the time...
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  11. Thom Collins Active Member

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    Here's what I ended up with. Same pattern, different color and size. finished.JPG
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  12. Randall Clark Active Member

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    besides the crystal flash, what else do you use for the underwing there? is that just antron?
  13. Thom Collins Active Member

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    Dark brown Widow's Web.
  14. Travis Bille Active Member

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    Alright fellas, how are all the flies coming along?
  15. Gary Knowels Active Member

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    Good! Starting the next set of 6 tonight. I decided to tie up 2 different patterns instead of everyone getting duplicates. They'll be out the door soon enough....
  16. Travis Bille Active Member

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    Good job Mr. Shackleford! I look forward to seeing them!
  17. Travis Bille Active Member

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    I'm all tied up. 10 flies, plus whoever sends the best flies will get an extra one of mine!
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  18. Mayfly Aviator Member

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    Wish I wouldn't have missed this one! If anyone drops let me know I'll have mine out this week!
  19. Travis Bille Active Member

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    Is everyone okay with tying two more so we can let in mayfly aviator?
  20. Thom Collins Active Member

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    Sure, since I tied up 12 already. I forgot I was 1 of the 6.