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Late Summer / Early Autumn Dry and Nymph Swap

dry fly nymph late season lake stream

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#1 Li'lDave

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Posted 15 November 2017 - 07:09 PM

Lets try again.
 
As the northern hemisphere moves towards winter, I want you to think about your favourite late season patterns (typically for brown trout).
 
Some friends and I are heading to Tasmania in March (Late Season in southern hemisphere), and I want to see what you've got.
 
The deal is each of us will tie a pair of flies e.g a dry fly (or emerger) and a nymph that we would like to use come late season. (my combination can be used as an indicator dry / dropper but yours doesn't have to).  No size restrictions.
 
Please specify if you prefer to fish your combination on streams or lakes.  I'm hoping we'll get a good variation here.
 
Standard rules apply including self addressed return envelope and toe tags, US Dollars or paypal will be accepted for return postage.  If you can keep the package as small as possible (less than 20mm or about 3/4in) we should be able to send as a letter, thus minimising the costs of sending international (the standard altoids tin should work for this).
 
Looking for 10 players plus myself.  Tie 10 of each pattern and you won't get any of your own ties back.
 
SM - #14 royal coachman and #16 BH hares ear nymph (stream)
1. Mainard #12 elkhair caddis #16 prince nymph (stream)  Received
2. Flytire opal x caddis dry and ice cased caddis address sent
3. Vicrider wulff and #24 zebra midge address sent
4. Fishing Bob nelsons caddis and hares ear nymph address sent
5. Dubs  Beetle and drowned ant Received
6. mcgx2 PFD emerger and fly guides nymph (stream) Received
7. adam Saarinen - flies on their way
8. Rockworm- Address sent
9. LilDave - Caddis combination (#14 EH Caddis plus #12stick caddis) for lakes done
10. Adam saarinen mayfly plus nymph - Flies on their way
 
Due date at my door in 8 weeks time - that is  18 January 2018.  (remember - delivery from US / Canada to Australia typically takes 2 to 3 weeks)
 
I would have made it 6 weeks but that would bring delivery to between Christmas and New Year.
 
Thank you and I look forward to your participation

Dave Little
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#2 Li'lDave

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 05:08 PM

Edit made to the first post.

 

Apologies.  It should have read:

 

"Tie 10 flies and you won't get any of your own ties back."


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#3 Mainard

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 11:56 PM

Count me in . I prefer to fish streams . I'll do 10 #12 EH caddis and 10 #16 prince nymphs .Thanks for hosting.

#4 Li'lDave

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 04:37 AM

Thanks for kicking us off mainard.

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#5 mikechell

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 08:25 AM

Good luck, this time around, Li'l  Dave.

 

I hope you get a full swap on this attempt.


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 08:29 AM

I would have made it 6 but that would bring delivery to between Christmas and New Year.

 

huh? why couldnt 6 tyers have the same due date of jan 11, 2018??

 

as long as it stays a maximum of 10 i'm in

 

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#7 Li'lDave

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 04:26 PM

No man. 6 weeks

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#8 Li'lDave

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 04:27 PM

Thanks for playing

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#9 vicrider

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:22 PM

Well, as long as I have time to recover from Santa's Christmas Swap I don't have anything exciting after that so I'll join in. In a swap awhile back I did a fly-dropper combo and will try to make time to do that this time around. Something along the order of a one of the many Wullf variations with an 18" dropper to a #24 Zebra midge flashback pre-tied and wound on foam ready to go. 

 

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#10 Li'lDave

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 11:44 PM

Lovely

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#11 Li'lDave

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 02:49 AM

Also. Thanks mike. I hope so too.... 3 down... only 7 more spots

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#12 fishingbobnelson

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 10:02 AM

I'll play, Nelson's Caddis and Hare's Ear Nymph


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Posted 18 November 2017 - 06:06 PM

So do you get the customs form at the post office? My first time sending anything outside the country. I am shooting to drop mine in mail the second week of Dec. Thanks



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Posted 18 November 2017 - 06:30 PM

your local post office has the forms. just ask for one at the counter


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#15 Li'lDave

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 10:12 PM

Thx fishy bob

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