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Chance for choice at Christmas Swap

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#1 vicrider


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Posted 02 December 2017 - 02:41 PM

I have a few boxes of flies that don't have specific cross trades that work well. Most boxes are sorted and similar with a variety of different styles but I have a couple of more concentrated boxes that someone might want to jump in on. All of these are great ties I'd love to have the chance to fish.


The first box is concentrated on a form of wet fly that catches fish all over the world and particularly deadly on trout streams. It is North Country Spiders or soft hackle as we call them now. The flies are terrific and there is a nice bonus in the box itself besides Santa's surprise gifts.


Next is a similar box of great ties with the majority concentrated on beadheads and nymph patterns.


There is a box of primarily specific saltwater patterns beautifully tied in a great box.


There is a box of modern classics of articulated design flies so popular for the big predatory browns you see the pictures of with half a bird hanging from their jaw.


There is a box of steelhead/salmon streamers just waiting to be swung on the Truckee for winter steelhead.


Though many have said they have no particular choice for exchange this is a chance to step in on some more specific flies but I'll tell ya'all you can't go wrong picking blind out of this swap since the flies are quality right down the line.



#2 Mike West

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 04:32 PM

I do very little trout fishing these days so when I do I can tie my own.
75%of my fishing is for Bass,Bream,Crappie and fresh water Stripers. The other 25% is inshore Speckled Trout and Redfish.

Basically a warm water box.

Are we going to start seeing pictures anytime soon?

#3 Bimini15


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Posted 02 December 2017 - 05:13 PM

I am pretty flexible. I can go for anything from panfish, to bass and saltwater if it helps you.

Thanks Vic.

#4 Flat Rock native

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 05:55 PM

I like soft hackles of any dimensions, will happily fish some North Country Spiders, et. al. :()
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Posted 02 December 2017 - 07:10 PM

Don't do much trout or any saltwater fishing...mostly bass and panfish but I'm not picky.
Tight lines,

#6 Fisherboy0301


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Posted 03 December 2017 - 08:35 AM

I could use the beadhead / nymph box. But anything trout/warnwater will be received with open arms. :)
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#7 vicrider


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Posted 03 December 2017 - 11:15 AM

Okay guys, I think I can sort it all out and there is not a box in here I can't see using no matter where you live. The bass boxes are extraordinary just as all the rest of the boxes.

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 04:07 AM

Part of the fun of this swap for me is opening the box on Christmas and being surprised.  I be thrilled with what ever I get.

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#9 Camo Clad Warrior

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 11:06 AM

I literally will take anything. I live in the northwest so I fish for steelhead, bass, panfish, trout in lakes and rivers, searun cuts and salmon is saltwater, and salmon in rivers.


I will take whatever you want Vic.

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