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2nd Annual Fly Swap 2014
« on: November 27, 2013, 09:16:42 AM »

 :razz SECOND ANNUAL FLY SWAP!!!! :excited :bigthanx :crazy

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WHEN : February 1, 2014 (If you are NOT attending. Please send me your flies to be received by the END of January!!!

WHERE : MattB's Place in Billerica, MA ... if you can't make it, I'll send you my address to send  your flies to send to me. I just need a return address. MATTB, please let us know if you need us to bring anything, food whatever.  :drunk :beer

What: The theme of this year's Official Swap (there will be others) : Tie up whatever was the most productive fly for you across all species. If your pattern, is wicked simple, like a glo-bug, maybe consider submitting your second most productive fly WITH the first. Just a thought. I would hate to have Matt Tie up 10 articulated twin buck tail and a fox tail strapped to a hook, to get back a thread nymph.  :lol   

How: Tie up the flies how you want. I'm going to dress up my patterns a little bit more than I would if I would fish them. But do what you want! But, you just need to tie 1 Fly for each person in the swap. What will happen, for the new folks, each person ties up X number of 1 type of fly, at the end you end up with X number of different flies. I always tie up one for myself. It's easier.

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1) Shakeyfly
2) MattB
3) JeffSkillz
4) JeffSod
5) chrisM
6) trico22
7) alcorb
8) Ginclear
9) chadroc
10) Mike D
11) ZiggyZ
12) Fishtaco
« Last Edit: March 13, 2017, 07:52:30 AM by Shakeyfly »
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2013, 09:18:36 AM »

In...

sz22 articulated Griffiths gnats...lets see what you got.

Honestly, i'll tie anything...might be cool to do something like favorite/best producing fly from your previous season, no matter the species.
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2013, 10:20:24 AM »

I'm in...
 
I kind of like Matt's idea. Any water, any species... best producer. We should add a slight caveat... use your judgement... if your best producer was a friggin meth egg then maybe you contribute a multiple... you tie 3 per person or whatever.
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2013, 10:26:42 AM »

I do like that idea. I may end up tying up multiple flies because the ones that worked the best for me this year across, Salt and fresh were super simple ties.

A lot of you would be getting a cone head white wooley bugger from me.. :lol but I will definitely tie up my best saltwater producer this year...
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2013, 12:37:33 PM »


If its open to any kind of fly then I am in. Want to try some of Matt's porter stout (hoping)  ;D
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2013, 12:40:13 PM »

yeah the beer, shakey you got to give me time to tie and to brew :lol

tying 10 double articulated 9" streamers takes like a month :lol
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2013, 01:37:54 PM »

I'll let you tell us when the due date of this thing is due then :lol

I also request a Milk/Coffee/Chocolate stout mix :lol

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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2013, 01:48:09 PM »

i'll wait for all the sign ups...then figure it out with the boss lady.
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2013, 02:07:53 PM »

count me in
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2013, 04:22:18 PM »

Count me in... I'm in for any type flies
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2013, 05:56:24 PM »

Im in.   Cant believe its already that time
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2013, 09:13:52 PM »

I'm in with flies & jalapenos.
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #12 on: November 28, 2013, 10:22:57 AM »

Im in.   Cant believe its already that time

One disclaimer: Over the years since the first flyswap, all you guys have gotten better at flytying.  I have gotten markedly worse.

Just setting clear expectations :lol
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #13 on: November 28, 2013, 03:45:17 PM »

in.  i still mention ginclears jalepenos to my wife as delicious.
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Re: ***SECOND ANNUAL FFNE FLY SWAP***
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2013, 08:01:04 AM »

is there some sort of door prize for guessing how late Jeff shows up? 
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