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Terrestrial Swap

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#1 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 01:19 AM

My grandson got me a copy of​ Modern Terrestrials​ for Christmas.  After looking at all the great buggy flies I just had to start a swap.  Tie 12 of any Terrestrial Fly, any size, any style and materials.  Usual rules; toe tags, return postage on self addressed return envelope.  International Swappers welcome with PayPal for return postage.  First 12 with "I'm In"  Due Date: FEBRUARY 10. 

 

​  1. Idaho RC - Foam Hopper - Received

  2. Li'l Dave - Li'l Dave's Hopper - Received

​  3. Breambuster - Bullet Head Cricket - Received

  4. Woodenlegs - Size 10 Beetle - Received

​  5. Wetsock - Parachute Hi-VIs Flying Ant - Received

  6. Floyd - Damsel Fly and a Yellow Beetle - Received

​  7. Jburge - JB Hopper Variant - Received

  8. Flat Rock Native - Jack Dennis Hair Beetle - Received

​  9. Foambug - Green Foam Beetle - Received

10. Stabgnid - Butthead Attractor - Received 

​11. RickZiegler - Foam Beetle and Foam Ant - Received

12. Atxdiscgolfer - Harrops CDC Ant - Received

SM. Wooly Bear Caterpillar - Done

 

MY FIRST SWAP OF 2017 IS FULL  


“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 Idaho RC

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 01:31 AM

I am in.  I am not sure what I will tile.  Probably some kind of hopper. 



#3 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 01:37 AM

Welcome Idaho RC


“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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#4 Li'lDave

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 01:50 AM

You know I'm in....

Have no clue what I want to tie yet....

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#5 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 02:00 AM

Looking forward to seeing whatever you come up with.


“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 02 January 2017 - 02:21 AM

OK. I'll play. I haven't thought about terrestrials in a while. I'll let you know.

 

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#7 Li'lDave

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 02:47 AM

Probably something like this Bob. If it's acceptable to the other participants.... I did find a new pattern today I have tied before but I'm not confident to get a full dozen out.

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#8 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 03:14 AM

BB welcome, Dave any hopper will work


“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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#9 Li'lDave

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 05:13 AM

Sweet. A half dozen down. Half a dozen to go

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 07:24 AM

Ya sign me up

#11 Wetsock

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 08:10 AM

I am in with a parachute Hi-VIs flying ant

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 10:34 AM

I’m in.  Love those floating bugs.



#13 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 11:04 AM

Wetsock, Woodenlegs and Floyd thanks for joining.  We are half way to a swap.


“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 02 January 2017 - 11:41 AM

Oh yeah, I'm in with my jb hopper variant. Fun to tie and fun to fish.



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Posted 02 January 2017 - 12:06 PM

I am in... propose tying a Jack Dennis inspired Hair Beetle

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