Winter Steel Swap

Discussion in 'Fly Swaps' started by Sean Beauchamp, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. Matthew Gulbranson

    Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    Nice looking ties guys! I'm almost done as well and will have them in the mail in plenty of time. I don't really have a decent camera to take pictures, but maybe I'll take one with my phone and see what happens...OK, here it is. The pic sucks, but hopefully you can tell it's black and pea-cocky. It has some nice flash in the water and the fish like it too...
     
  2. Blake Harmon

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    Ill get a pic up on Thursday. Should have mine all done and packed Friday to ship. Great ties so far everyone.
     
  3. Jmills81

    Jmills81 The Dude Abides

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  4. LBC

    LBC nymphing beads with a spey pole.

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    I'm glad I got in on this one.
     
  5. Sean Beauchamp

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    Minor dilemma fellas. When I tie for myself I make some of these unweighted, some with a bead head and some with large lead eyes and an finish it with angel hair in a dubbing loop. All 3 have their time and place. Should I leave this one unweighted? I kinda like them that way cause you can swing em all the way into the rocks in type 3 water and then you can add a 1/16th oz worm weight (basically same as large lead eyes) and dredge a bit. And I know some prefer fishing unweighted. I guess since I'm mailing them I could possibly make to order even.
     
  6. Matthew Gulbranson

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    Sean, I'm fine with them unweighted. I don't have any worm weights though, but have thought about picking some up. Maybe this will get me to do that...or not.
     
  7. LBC

    LBC nymphing beads with a spey pole.

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    unweighted cool w/ me.
     
  8. Jmills81

    Jmills81 The Dude Abides

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    unweighted
     
  9. Sean Beauchamp

    Sean Beauchamp Heavies...

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    Unweighted it is.
     
  10. Backyard

    Backyard SANCHO!

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    Mine are coming along, bout half way through and need some more materials, but should meet the dead line. From the photos shown, bright/big, big/black, sparse/light seems to be covered so I opted for natural colors, with lots of profile and movement, for those days when it's low and clear.

    It kinda looks like a 3rd trimester abortion from a sand shrimp, that had a threesome with a sculpin and a crayfish, but she wasn't sure who the baby daddy was.
     
  11. Sean Beauchamp

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    Dumpster diving again yard? Dirty.
     
  12. Matthew Gulbranson

    Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    Yard, sounds like that will fish just fine!! You had me at lots of profile and movement, but to add that it fits the bill for all those tastey things it should get some eats for sure.
     
  13. Diehard

    Diehard aka Justin

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    Almost done with mine, I think they are turning out pretty well. I'll post a picture if I get a chance later.
     
  14. Blake Harmon

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    My entry. Srry for the monster pics and shitty focus. I am half way done, Hope you guys enjoy. Mine are packin some weight.
    -Blake
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  15. Sean Beauchamp

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    Mills got your flies in the mail holmes they look great!

    Blake love the chartreuse! Lookin fishy man strong work. You gotta come crash at my pad and put em to work this winter.