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The challenge thread!

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Any interest in a “Fly Challenge Thread”?

Here is how it works

1. Tyer that accepts challenge has up to 5 days to tie the fly and post a picture, some leeway will be allowed on the number of days.

2. Only the first tyer that accepts the challenge will tie and post a picture of the fly

3. After posting pictures of the completed fly, that poster then names a new challenge fly.

4. Any version of the challenge fly is acceptable 

5. Have fun, this is not a competition, just a way to see some different versions of flies

6. Flies should be tied "fresh" for the challenge you accepted. Don't pull 'em out of the already tied box.

 

Fly# 1       Rubber leg nymph

 

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Sounds like it might be fun.  Speaking for myself, I would probably need more than a day or two to tie the fly, depending on what it is of course.    

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21 minutes ago, niveker said:

Sounds like it might be fun.  Speaking for myself, I would probably need more than a day or two to tie the fly, depending on what it is of course.    

What kind of timeframe are you thinking?

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For me, a week to play it safe, though I would probably get it done sooner. 

A longer time frame may also encourage newer tyers to take part.  

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If I have all necessary materials or substitute I would join the challenge! Week is great timeframe.

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Sounds fun to me- only limitation would be if substitutes are allowed (color too)

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Ok, let’s give it a go, re-read the guidelines as I have tweaked them a little.

For the first fly, let’s start with a fairly easy one, a fly I have had great success with on some great rivers:

RUBBER LEGS NYMPH 

Again, your version, 

 

trouttramp

 

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This thread is going to make me bring in a vise and materials to work...  

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Sounds like a great idea.  Unfortunately, I don't have a camera!  Had a great Cannon about 15 years ago but I went on a trip and on the way home some baggage handler must have needed a last-minute gift for their spouse!  But I do hope to see this work.

Kim

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I’ll start out.  Won’t take a week but cheating...🤪😂 Take photos with IPhone they load right up  “click to choose files”

 

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