Winter Steel Swap

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  1. Sean Beauchamp

    Sean Beauchamp Hot and Heavy at yer 6

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    I know you might be thinking "really dude? Ain't even October and this guy is thinkin about winter???"

    Well winter will come quick and I want some new ideas for my winter box before go time. So I wanna open up a winter swing bug swap for those interested in submitting a QUALITY, hopefully proven creation. I would like to emphasize Quality. Take some time, pick out the prime feathers. Use some head cement. Tie it like you would fish it. I would also like to stay away from standard issue shop bugs. I would like to see some original stuff. Or a twist on a classic. Swap will be closed at 10 people, I wanna receive the bugs by Dec 1.

    Personally I will be tying an original dubbed "Beyonce." It's a unique twist on Scotty Howell's prom dress and has done well.


    1) me
    2) Yard
    3) Ringlee
    4) LBC
    5) Blake
    6) Mills
    7) Matt G.
    8) Thomas M.
    9) Eric
    10) 33" Brown Guy
    11) Diehard

    Swap full!
     
  2. Jmills81

    Jmills81 The Dude Abides

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    I am in....something with good shit, dont know yet though
     
  3. Blake Harmon

    Blake Harmon Active Member

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    With plenty of time to experiment and think on it. this should be a good group of bugs for the box.:beer1:
     
  4. Evan Burck

    Evan Burck Fudge Dragon

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    I'd be down, but shitty flies that somehow catch fish (sometimes) is kind of my trademark. I'll leave this to the guys with skill.
     
  5. LBC

    LBC nymphing beads with a spey pole.

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    I'm down, I'll let you know later what it will be. never swaped before but this one sounds good. edit.... I'm 95% sure I'll be tying a bug inspired by a pick yer pocket and a hoochie... I"ll call it a "pocket hoochie" that may or may not glo in the dark. colors to be decided.
     
  6. Matthew Gulbranson

    Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    OK, there hasn't been many swaps lately. I was thinking I might not do this since I don't have a lot of tying time, and like to fish a few of my favs most of the time. But I think it would be fun to share one of my favorite discoveries last year. I'm in. I'll be tying an intruder. with peacock. it's sexy. and it works. They are a bitch to tie, but oh well. So let's call it a sexy bitch intruder.
     
  7. Sean Beauchamp

    Sean Beauchamp Hot and Heavy at yer 6

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    Sweeeeeet. Gettin stoked.
     
  8. Thomas Mitchell

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    Hi Sean. If there is still room, I'll participate. Probably a variant of a classic Walter Johnson or Sid Glasso pattern.
     
  9. Troutrageous

    Troutrageous Active Member

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    I'm in. You've seen my MOAL leeches, if those are suitable for winter steel then I'll be doing a purple/pink one of those.
     
  10. Sean Beauchamp

    Sean Beauchamp Hot and Heavy at yer 6

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    Ok, I got 3 maybes I'm waiting on I will know real soon.Thomas and Eric you are on deck! Thomas I would love to see a glasso pattern and Eric your moals would be money for sure.
     
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    In. I will tie a tube intruder that would make a hairdresser weak in the knees due to the obscene amount of dyed grizzly hackle going into it.
     
  12. Diehard

    Diehard aka Justin

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    I'm in. I have a few ideas.
     
  13. Sean Beauchamp

    Sean Beauchamp Hot and Heavy at yer 6

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    Alright had a couple guys I was waiting on but F-it, plenty of interest even added one guy. So everyone will be tying 10 flies. Make em pretty boys.
     
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    feel free to join the holiday face to face swap as well
     
  15. Matthew Gulbranson

    Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    Kelvin, is that allowed? To solicit tiers from other swaps?! Just Kidding. I would join your swap, but I only get so many hall passes, and I would rather use them on the water than BSing about being on the water. But it does sound like fun. Maybe in a couple years when the kiddo is a bit older! :)
     
  16. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    There better be lots of photos Sean. A lot of photos.
     
  17. Sean Beauchamp

    Sean Beauchamp Hot and Heavy at yer 6

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    Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    Shawiiinnnggg! That's a good pic to start things off.
     
  19. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    I concur!
     
  20. Sean Beauchamp

    Sean Beauchamp Hot and Heavy at yer 6

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    Beyonce is a dirty girl.
     

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