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#1 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 08:25 AM

Opening Day of trout season, in many parts of the West, is the last Saturday in April. This year it is April 29.
 
Tie 12 of any trout fly, any stage, any size, any style.
 
Usual rules apply; stamped self-addressed envelope or funds to cover postage, toe tags, mail before due date.  International swappers welcome with PayPal
 
Open to first 12 with, "I'm in".

 
Due date April 7th That way I can get them back to you for your own opener.
 
Over the last 7 years we have had a selection to fit just about any fly fishing situation.

 

 1 - add147 - Pheasant Tail Nymph - Received

 

 2 - GP flyfisherman - Prince Nymph - Received

 

 3 - jburge - Cal Bird's Birds Nest - Received

 

 4 - IdahoRC - Parachute Adams - Received

 

 5 - stabgnid - Purple and Black - Received

 

 6 - nsillej - Nymph - Received

 

 7 - BassBugn - Dark Cahill - Received

 

 8 - vicente - The old feathers and a hook special (Sedgehog) - Received

 

 9 - Mogup - Micro Bugger - Received

 

10 - Michaelray - Guide's Choice Squirrel - Received

 

11 - djh262 - Brassie - Received         

 

12 - Mandog - nymph - Received 

 

SM - Fishingbobnelson - Bivisible - Done

 

 

THE SWAP IS FULL

ALL FLIES HAVE ARRIVED

IN THE MAIL BACK TO YOU


“The thing about fishing is that it gives a man hope.  Each cast builds a little hope and if he can lose himself to that hope, then the worries and the heartache fade into the background.  The wind inside him dies down for a while”

The Royal Wulff Murders, by Keith McCafferty

 

Fishing Bob


#2 add147

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 09:26 AM

I am in with an articulated Pheasant Tail Nymph.  Will that be okay?



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Posted 14 February 2017 - 09:43 AM

I'm on the east coast if that's ok. If so I'm in with Prince nymph.

#4 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 11:31 AM

You two are both in great fly choices too.


“The thing about fishing is that it gives a man hope.  Each cast builds a little hope and if he can lose himself to that hope, then the worries and the heartache fade into the background.  The wind inside him dies down for a while”

The Royal Wulff Murders, by Keith McCafferty

 

Fishing Bob


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Posted 14 February 2017 - 01:21 PM

Oh yeah, I'm in. Pattern TBD (in a couple of days)



#6 Idaho RC

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 02:53 PM

I will tie something up.  



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Posted 14 February 2017 - 03:02 PM

I'm in Please ...

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#8 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 04:43 PM

Steve, Rick and Johnny B. added to the list.  Who's next?


“The thing about fishing is that it gives a man hope.  Each cast builds a little hope and if he can lose himself to that hope, then the worries and the heartache fade into the background.  The wind inside him dies down for a while”

The Royal Wulff Murders, by Keith McCafferty

 

Fishing Bob


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Posted 14 February 2017 - 06:14 PM

I'm in.

#10 BassBugn

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 06:22 PM

I'm in, wet fly pattern TBD



#11 vicente

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 06:23 PM

I'm in with some sort of fluff and feathers tied to a hook.

#12 Mogup

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 08:34 PM

I would like to be included in on this swap. Fly to be determined .

#13 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 09:42 PM

OK, nsille, BassBugn, vicente and Mogup, let me know when you have your pattern decision.  Three spots left.


“The thing about fishing is that it gives a man hope.  Each cast builds a little hope and if he can lose himself to that hope, then the worries and the heartache fade into the background.  The wind inside him dies down for a while”

The Royal Wulff Murders, by Keith McCafferty

 

Fishing Bob


#14 Mogup

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 09:51 PM

I'll be tying a micro bugger for high off color opening day waters.

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 10:55 PM

If there's still room, I'm in!


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