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I said earlier That I would Donate some of my shrimp. Well; just count me in. Need details of where to send them.

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Thanks sir. Feel much more comfortable with being able to give some thing back.

 

Rich MC is looking after the flies.for me this time.

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So.

 

Ditz and P.M. Beckett, you're both in.

 

 

 

Only one more spot to fill guys and gals.

 

Thanks everyone!

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took my tinny out this morning for the first time in ages...

 

Decided to do a swim test for my pattern for this swap, as my primary target was barramundi today...

 

Instead I managed a couple of baby trpon in quick time before one of them decided they liked it more than me. Did get a barra a bit later, but on the ever reliable white clouser minnow, because I had only brought one of my marabou things for the trip.

 

Its a little worse for wear, but it catches fish B)

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bought a new sinking shooting head ready for these flies. Hope to test their weedless credentials in my local kelp forest.

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I recon I will do the craft fur shrimp with a weed guard. Guess I better get to tie'n.

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Have a few of my flies done and was feeling good about them. I sat down tonight to tie a few more and for some reason the thought popped in my head that they were supposed to be weedless and I had screwed up....spent 2 hours trying to tie a weed guard in that I liked. Found plenty of methods and even a few that I liked and could tie. Problem was they didn't go well with my fly. After a few hours of grumbling and trying something "else", I re-read the swap description...S-N-O-O-K...S-W-A-P...that was it, no "weedless" any where in there...Was I imagining things?

Am I drunk?...

No

Stoned?....

NO

tired?....

THAT'S IT!!!

 

Good night folks!

Murray

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Sorry Murray. That's hilarious!

 

No... Weedguards are entirely optional :R

 

Sleep well!

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I thought weed guards were necessary as well.....oh well.

Any idea as to a due date right now?

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I thought weed guards were necessary as well.....oh well.

Any idea as to a due date right now?

 

Same here for some reason.

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They're more than welcome. I tie a lot of mine with, because I fish amongst snags a lot. It'll be a good mix.

 

Sorry for confusion.

 

Let's make the due.date Friday 28th sept at rich's.

 

Still need one more to make it full.

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I thought sure that the original post indicated fishing for snook in the snags and tree roots. I just went back and reviewed also and It does not say a word about that so I am confused. Makes no difference to me though. The flies that I have done so far have a wire weed guard. I only have 2 more to tie plus and extra for the fly seperater.

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I have a question concerning these snook flies. I am used to the larger variety on the East Coast of Florida and I am tying my flies on 3/0 hooks. The West Coast beach snook are usually fished for with tiny white baits on MUCH smaller hooks ( #2-4 ) since they average 16-24 inches where as the East Coast surf snook average 10-18 pounds plus. Should there be a minimum hook size for this swap?

The guy who started this swap fishes for Baramundi and they get massive. Quite massive!

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