Bass fly swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Ben Guss, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. Shawn West

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    Etamaman

    Those look like some nice flies. I can't wait to see what the bass think of them. I will probably need to tie up a couple prior to hitting the water to make sure I will have your pattern as a reference.

    You will definitely need a larger box than an Altoid tin. Not exactly sure what the other guys are tying, but the Divers I tied will not fit in the larger Altiod yin. The collar will get crushed. June 15th can't get here soon enough. I am hoping my home waters will turning on by then. It has been a slow spring up to now.

    Shawn
     
  2. Etamaman

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    Thanks Shawn. I added a recipe to the photo post above also. Just in case you wanted to get a jump start. ;)
     
  3. Ben Guss

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    Got the flies today- nice looking work!
     
  4. Etamaman

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    The package just left with the mailman bound for Mr. Ben's house.
     
  5. Ben Guss

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    Got them yesterday- nicely done!

    From what i've got, we've got a great quality swap going.
    Thanks,
    Ben
     
  6. Etamaman

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    Thanks. Good to hear they made it. I was starting to doubt the postage amount. I put extra postage on the SASE because I was not sure if anyone was tying some heavier flies.
     
  7. Ben Guss

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    With the rain upon us its time to hit the vise.
    Just a reminder bass bugs are due on the 15th!
    The bugs sent in are looking great.
    Thanks for participating,
    Ben
     
  8. S Fontinalis

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    I"ll get mine out this weekend.
     
  9. Chad Lewis

    Chad Lewis NEVER wonder what to do with your free time

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    I'm tying! Will get them out Tuesday.
     
  10. Chad Lewis

    Chad Lewis NEVER wonder what to do with your free time

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    Flies are tied and will be on the way tomorrow. You have a PM for an address Ben.

    I'll post pics in a bit.
     
  11. Ben Guss

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    Sweet fly!!
     
  13. Chris Johnson

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    What's up?
     
  14. Ben Guss

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    Waiting on one more to come in.
    It will be worth the wait- some great looking bug!
     
  15. S Fontinalis

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    Guys, sorry for the hold up, its my fault. I had to make a last minute trip over seas and i contacted Ben offering to withdraw, but he said he would push the deadline back four days for me. The flies are on route as i write this, priority mail.

    Here's what i sent
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