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Matt B

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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2017, 06:26:32 PM »

I would say

Bucktail
Marabou
Flash
Pheasant Tail
Peacock
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2017, 08:37:35 PM »

No feathers?
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #17 on: December 10, 2017, 08:55:20 AM »

No feathers?
I think pheasant tail and peacock are feathers last time I checked.
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #18 on: December 10, 2017, 01:52:57 PM »

No feathers?
I think pheasant tail and peacock are feathers last time I checked.

I've never tired with a full pheasant tail feather,  or a peacock feather.
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #19 on: December 10, 2017, 05:27:02 PM »

Can we allow either eyes or a bead that can be optional? 
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #20 on: December 10, 2017, 05:53:15 PM »

Definitely put the eyes in as optional
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #21 on: December 11, 2017, 03:50:25 AM »

No feathers?
I think pheasant tail and peacock are feathers last time I checked.
so is marabou
funny thing is it's the same list as shakey's except the pheasant tail
I have some peacock feathers that can be used as cheeks, lots of different feathers on that bird. doesn't say just herl
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #22 on: December 11, 2017, 08:20:11 AM »

room for one more?  No problem if I am too late, I'll look forward to seeing what you came up with.
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #23 on: December 12, 2017, 09:15:34 AM »



My $.02 cents is this all seems overly complicated. Wouldn't a traditional swap be easier??
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #24 on: December 12, 2017, 09:43:04 AM »


My $.02 cents is this all seems overly complicated. Wouldn't a traditional swap be easier??
I'm in agreement with Jeff. Not sure what is driving the "Iron Fly" style fly swap. We could just do a separate Iron Fly competition for a good cause if that's interesting to people. I'd like to see feedback from others signed up for the swap about this.


I have no problem tying to a materials list, but some of us, myself included, aren't as creative as others when it comes to new fly design. I like to offer value and swap a confidence fly with others that they will use to catch fish. Making one up that I've never tried before may not catch anything.


If I'm missing the point about the tying a fly from a fixed materials list, please set me straight.
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #25 on: December 12, 2017, 01:44:27 PM »

IM DOwn for simple  :eat

Plus then I can tie what I
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #26 on: December 13, 2017, 10:41:23 AM »

Ok just thought we were following a suggestion from last year to make it different

Traditional swap is fine.

Pick a fly and tie it. Done.
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #27 on: December 14, 2017, 01:31:56 PM »

So 15 total? 
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #28 on: December 14, 2017, 01:35:39 PM »

I guess so. fuck it we have time. 15 yes.
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Re: 2018 Fly Swap Sign-up
« Reply #29 on: December 14, 2017, 01:44:34 PM »


Ok, so who is #15?

If empty put me in.
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