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#1 eastern fly

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Posted 30 June 2015 - 05:11 PM

Everything eats mice. Let's go for the ones that want to eat after dark. Any mouse pattern you like. All the same rules apply. And I would like to do this a little faster. Summer is here.

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#2 Fish For Life

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Posted 30 June 2015 - 06:37 PM

Man i really wish i could. But wont be back at the tying table for 3 weeks. Have fun and make sure to post some pictures when there done.



#3 mikechell

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Posted 30 June 2015 - 06:48 PM

We're only doing 6 this time?  I can do that.

I've always thought about trying to turn my frog into a mouse.  This swap is a good reason to try.

I'm in, on this one, if you'll have me.


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Posted 30 June 2015 - 07:58 PM

I'm in. Deer Hair Mouse



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Posted 30 June 2015 - 08:41 PM

I'm going to get in on this one for one and only one reason. So I can do a fly with a barbless hook for mikechell.

 

This is NOT my fly but one from a swap and I'm going to try to copy it.

 

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Posted 30 June 2015 - 08:43 PM

I'm in.

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Posted 30 June 2015 - 08:52 PM

We're only doing 6 this time?  I can do that.
I've always thought about trying to turn my frog into a mouse.  This swap is a good reason to try.
I'm in, on this one, if you'll have me.


I only put 6 down to get it started. But im ok with only 6. It will speed things up. I will let it set a few days first to see what comes.

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A Pitt fan, a Marshall fan, and a WVU fan are climbing a mountain and arguing about who loves their team most. The Marshall fan insists that he is most loyal and then yells,"This is for Marshall!" and jumps off the mountain. Not to be out done,The WVU fan next professes his love for his team. He screams,"This is for the Mountaineers!" and pushes the Pitt fan off the mountain.

 

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#8 mikechell

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Posted 30 June 2015 - 10:00 PM

You're just mean, Vic!!!
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Posted 30 June 2015 - 11:37 PM

Well since I have never been in a swap with mikechell I am most definitely in!!!

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Posted 01 July 2015 - 01:11 PM

I can't resist, I'm in

.....You can never have too many olive woolly buggers.........

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Posted 01 July 2015 - 03:33 PM

The list is up to date. I will leave it open a while longer to see what happens. 

 

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A Pitt fan, a Marshall fan, and a WVU fan are climbing a mountain and arguing about who loves their team most. The Marshall fan insists that he is most loyal and then yells,"This is for Marshall!" and jumps off the mountain. Not to be out done,The WVU fan next professes his love for his team. He screams,"This is for the Mountaineers!" and pushes the Pitt fan off the mountain.

 

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#12 mikechell

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Posted 01 July 2015 - 05:50 PM

So, including you, Kevin, there are 7 people in the swap right now.  Do we tie 7 flies and get one of our own back ... or 6 flies?

This IS my first swap, so I might be asking a few novice questions.

 

I am going out to buy some steaks ... to put on my black eyes after some of you get done with me.


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Posted 01 July 2015 - 06:58 PM

It's normal for a person in his first swap to tie 3 each for the other swappers. In exchange we give you some barbless hooks to tie some extras for us next swap.

 

You are right about 6 flies. We tie one less than total and don't get one or our own back unless someone doesn't get the[r's in. A couple of the biggest things missed by first timers is toe tags. You need to admit you tied them and no toe tags won't excuse less than professional work. Toe tags will excuse less than professional work since most of us can't do it but all of try hard to do well with our flies. The other thing is a container big enough for the tie you're in. In this case a simple Sucrets can probably won't cut it. You need a larger size will take care of the mice. Also, when you go to post make sure they weigh outside bag with your flies and return case inside, then weigh the inside return package and STAMP that one.

 

That about covers the most common things done wrong by firsties, toe tags, proper container for size of flies, return package with postage. Oh yeah, it helps us SMs to have have you board name and real name on your container. Use tape if you don't want to mark it up. Makes sorting easier and more reliable.



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Posted 01 July 2015 - 09:03 PM

vic did well answer things. First the total swap count is not set yet. After I close it you will see the number you need. I always put a number with all the swappers so all you really need to see is that number. It never includes me. Yes please toe tag every single fly with your screen name. And as he said make sure you only have stamps on your return package and not a metered ticket.You will do well with your flies, don,t worry. 

 

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A Pitt fan, a Marshall fan, and a WVU fan are climbing a mountain and arguing about who loves their team most. The Marshall fan insists that he is most loyal and then yells,"This is for Marshall!" and jumps off the mountain. Not to be out done,The WVU fan next professes his love for his team. He screams,"This is for the Mountaineers!" and pushes the Pitt fan off the mountain.

 

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#15 mikechell

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Posted 01 July 2015 - 10:27 PM

It's normal for a person in his first swap to tie 3 each for the other swappers. In exchange we give you some barbless hooks to tie some extras for us next swap.

 

Um ... I appreciate all the info.

However ... 3 each?  

I'll tie one mouse and two "Uncle Ken" "Cooter Specials" complete with secret sauce ... okay?

You can donate those barbless hooks to a charity of your choice in my name, thank you.


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