your go to winter steel fly on a tube

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Ben Guss, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. Ben Guss Member

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    Since the recent winter steel swap filled up quick and the waters are blown for a while, how about another winter steel swap?
    In addition to winter steel flys on the tube, i'd like to make this swap theam " your go to fly pattern". Lets share those patterns that are the fly of choice.

    Tie it like you would fish it. I would also like to stay away from standard issue 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 Jan 15.

    Please include a self-addressed and stamped return envelope and tag your flys.

    CLOSED...
  2. Ben Guss Member

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    Since there has not been much interest here i'm considering closing this swap. If no one pipes up i'll shut her down.
    Let me know if your interested...
  3. ozcast Member

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    Im game, but only if its not too big. Like 6 people.
  4. Chris Lum New Member

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    I'm in. I'm a newbie with moderate tying skills however I will deliver the goods. Just trying to be honest :)
  5. Ben Guss Member

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    All right game on as per Ozcast's request we will keep this to 6 people.
    Let make these quality!
    Please list what you want to tie as to avoid duplication...
    Thanks for the interest,
    ben
  6. ozcast Member

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    Mine. They take almost an hour...hence why I wanted a small swap. The "Cured Prawn". I'll get on them tonight to get this thing going. I may play with colors. Purple is kinda old, I have some burnt orange reah with hot orange tips I've been wanting to do something cool with. Maybe pink and white...dont know, but it will be this same fly style.


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  7. Ben Guss Member

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    Jason~
    Yove raised the bar right on!
    I'll come in with a howell inspired gold digger:
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  8. ozcast Member

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    very cool. 3 more people. 'cmon guys and gals, step up.
  9. Chris Lum New Member

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  10. ozcast Member

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    well, you gyus just want to do 2 different patterns and call it good?
  11. Ben Guss Member

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    If we don't get anyone else by the end of the weekend we'll close her with what we have.
  12. Chris Lum New Member

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  13. Ben Guss Member

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    Anyone else?
    Last call closing Tuesday close of day!
  14. Ben Guss Member

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    Looks like its the three of us.
    Lets make them nice...

    Thanks for participating,

    Ben
  15. ozcast Member

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    we doing one fly or two?
  16. Chris Lum New Member

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  17. Ben Guss Member

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    Nice loking fly Chirs!
    Looks like we will each tie 2 flys. Pm me and i'll send you my address.
    Enjoy the holidays,
    Ben
  18. Chris Lum New Member

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    Thanks Ben, It's a Scott Howell pattern called a Squidro. It moves really well in the water! I'm planning on tying 2 each on a tube (Olive/Orange and Purple/Pink)

    Chris
  19. Chris Lum New Member

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    Just finished my first two. Will finish the other two this week plus one unique one for the swapmeister.

    Chris
  20. ozcast Member

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    You should have mine tomorrow. Mailed them friday, but USPS had a few days off.