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#1 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 11:42 AM

Opening Day of trout season, in many parts of the West, is the last Saturday in April. This year it is April 28th.
 
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 9th That way I can get them back to you for your own opener.
 
Over the last 8 years we have had a selection to fit just about any fly fishing situation.

 

  1. Troutguy - Caddis Worm - Received

  2. Flytire - Trigger Baetis - Received

  3. Stabgnid - Pink Squirrel - Received

  4. Vicente -  H&L Variant Variant - Received

  5. Zip - Brown/Cinnamon Caddis Emerger - Received

  6. Dubs - Caddis Nymph - Received

  7. Cphubert - Latex Rockworm - Received

  8. Garroyo2 - Longhorn Nymph - Received

  9. Vicrider -  Perdigon - Received

10. Chugbug27 - Adams - Received

11. DavidHE - Palomino Caddis variant - Received

12. Rockworm - Needle Brown - Received

SM. Fishing Bob - Bivisable Mosquito - Done

 

ALL HAVE DEPARTED!

 

 


“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

 

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#2 flytire

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 11:54 AM

i'm in


Someone stole my coffee cup. Now I have to go to the police station and look at mug shots.

 

I was about to tell a joke about time travelling, but you guy's didnt like it.


#3 stabgnid

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 12:09 PM

I'm in !!

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    Steve-stabgnid


#4 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 12:16 PM

One quarter on the way there.  Who's got 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

 

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#5 vicente

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 12:45 PM

Ok I'm in

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 02:17 PM

Im in!Itll feel good to do some more traditional stuff!
Tying a cinnamon and brown caddis emerger
"They say you forget your troubles on a trout stream, but that's not quite it. What happens is that you begin to see where your troubles fit into the grand scheme of things, and suddenly they're just not such a big deal anymore."
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#7 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 02:33 PM

Zip you are in. we are almost half way there.


“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

 

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 07:35 PM

I'll get in on this action

#9 cphubert

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 08:15 PM

I'm in



#10 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 09:57 PM

OK, five 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

 

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#11 garroyo2

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Posted 25 February 2018 - 11:51 PM

I'd like to make this my first swap ... I'm in!



#12 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 12:42 AM

garroyo2, welcome to the swap, any questions send me a PM


“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


#13 vicrider

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 11:40 AM

I'll take us down to 3 spots Bob.



#14 chugbug27

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 12:10 PM

I'm in with an Adams
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#15 DavidHE

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 01:11 PM

I'd like in please.