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DEADhead

Fly Swap 2008

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DEADhead

With the onset of cold temps and cabin fever, it is that time of year to start tying hardcore, and organize a fly swap.

The swap will be open to the first dozen that respond to this post. Please include a working email address in your post.

This year's theme will be: NYMPHS

The tentative due date is postmarked by March 1st. That way I can receive the flies, redistribute them, and send them out so that you receive them before the Brule opener on 3/29 ;\) .

Once the 12 entrants are determined, I will post the list here, and send an email to all entrants, containing the rules for the swap and my contact information.

Thanks and happy tying!

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mouse

Count me in again for this year. I had some great success with last years patterns.

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so haaad

Count me in again, too. Deadhead, thanks for organizing it this year. I think you've got my email already, but in case you don't:

almontco1 at yahoo

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WxGuy

I'm there. Thanks JP

randy at mntu dot org

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Quickstrike

I'm in!

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DEADhead

Just a friendly reminder to please include your email address with your post \:\)

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Quickstrike

paul0508atd.umn.edu

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-Marc V-

I'll go....

velomarc@hotmail.com

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Nate McVey

I'll give it a go

shiner2367@yahoo.com

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musky_tail05

I'll give it a try this year.

perch_master@hotmail.com

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sowbug1171

ok im in again, sowbug1171@yahoo.com

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Craig_S

I'll need to pass.

But can next years theme be "crab flies" or "minnows"?

That's all I got the fingers for. \:\(\:\(\:\)

Craig

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fishface

I have to pass too. No place to set up the vice at the moment.

(no cheering)

Last year was very good! Great flies!

Hopefully next year?

Jim

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mouse

jaegerrj@luther.edu

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SportFishin'

I'm in as well!

cbuller(at)industrialcustom(dot)com

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DEADhead

 Originally Posted By: Craig_S
I'll need to pass.

But can next years theme be "crab flies" or "minnows"?

That's all I got the fingers for. \:\(\:\(\:\)

Craig

No need to feel excluded Craig. If you want to tie us up a crab pattern, knock yourself out. If a crayfish pattern can be considered a "nymph" fly, why not a crab...

I'm not against sand colored "crawfish" and I don't think the carp will be either ;\)

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Stiff

I'll play again if there's still room.

Tony.stifter@yahoo.com

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DEADhead

still room for a couple more....

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Craig_S

No worries man. I don't feel excluded. Truth is I'm staring at my tying table and a lack if Tiemco 811S in size 4. I was all motivated to tie up a bunch of charlies, merkins, and gotcha clousers. But only two number 4's. Sometimes I wish I lived closer to a city. But not for long!

Tonight I spend making an order list. In a week the tying begins. Reality is that I have soooo many bonefish flies, I know I can pull off this trip without tying any. But it's sort of become a ritual. Each year I use maybe 15, lose maybe 5. Don't tell my wife! And I'm throwing that bend-back from last years swap in the kit. It'll score, and I'll be sure to photo that one!

Craig

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DEADhead

too bad I couldn't help ya out tonight, I have well over a hundred of those size 4's left from last year's order to hook and hackle. I probably only tied up about 50 flies on those 4's last winter. I need to put an order in too, for some Mustad R90 4x strong nymph hooks. Looks like I'll have to go the hook and hackle or J Stockard's route again this year.

So far the list is at 10 tyers (not including me). I will keep the entries open until the morning of Feb 1st. to fill the last two spots. If they have not been filled, we leave it at 11 tyers. I will send the email with the final instructions out on Feb 1, or until the last two spots are filled, whichever is sooner. Thanks all!

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DEADhead

Here's the list of the 12 participants.

DEADhead

mouse

so haaad

Wx Guy

Quickstrike

-Marc V-

shiner2367

musky_tail05

sowbug1171

SportFishin'

Stiff

erickol

Please check your email for fly swap rules/instructions.

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WxGuy

Thanks for running this, JP!

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erickol

Hey, wish I would have looked at your post sooner! If there is a drop out, please consider me for a back up. If not, I'll wait for the next go round. Eric

eric_kolcinski@yahoo.com

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DEADhead

If there are no objections, I will add erickol to the swap, as there were still vacancies before the close.

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Nate McVey

Sounds good to me! I haven't started tying yet, but I do know what I am going to tie..........one more shouldn't set me back too much grin.gif

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