Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

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Re: Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

Post by Heero[CntRmbrPwd] » Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:25 am

I spent the weekend sick with a sinus infection. Its been years since Ive been layed out so badly. So no more progress made.

Over.

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Re: Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

Post by rampant » Mon Jun 08, 2015 4:55 pm

I saw another post and got all hopeful and excited :coffee

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Re: Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

Post by brent_e » Wed Jun 10, 2015 11:03 am

this is as far along as I've got.
I expect to be done sometime mid october.


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Re: Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

Post by Heero[CntRmbrPwd] » Thu Jun 11, 2015 7:15 pm

Figure Im about 37.5% complete with these flies at the current time.

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Re: Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

Post by ChaseChrome » Thu Jun 11, 2015 7:23 pm

brent_e wrote: I expect to be done sometime mid october.

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Don't think so...half of those are mine...
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Re: Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

Post by wovenstonefly » Tue Jun 16, 2015 11:07 pm

Those are some pretty sweet hooks Brent.

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Re: Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

Post by austrotard » Tue Jun 16, 2015 11:53 pm

I noticed carpet beetle larvae got into my spey swap flies as well.
thank fuck my salmon fly swap flies are still whole.
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Re: Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

Post by rampant » Wed Jun 17, 2015 6:27 am

HOW MUCH INFECTED SHIT DID YOU SEND MY WAY??

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Re: Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

Post by wovenstonefly » Wed Jun 17, 2015 1:34 pm

No shit. If my salmon swap flies were damaged I would cry.

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Re: Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

Post by Heero[CntRmbrPwd] » Thu Jul 09, 2015 8:28 am

Im back to 0%, guys. I spiked the other progress I had made. They werent up to par.

Do you want to know something? Ive never tied any flies in all the years Ive been tying up until a couple weeks ago where Ive waxed my thread. Wow it really make a world of difference. Upwards and onwards and whatever.

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Re: Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

Post by Heero[CntRmbrPwd] » Thu Jul 09, 2015 12:53 pm

I hate tying the effing things.

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It looks weird because there is no varnish on the head and I used flank feathers from a shot duck rather than shop-bought bronze mallard since I dont have that. I was just practicing here.

All my turkey and goose feathers are so horrible and I hate using them.

Guys, can I just tie some classic feather wing flies that are nice rather than 'married wing' classics?

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Re: Married wing Salmon/Steelhead Swap

Post by Heero[CntRmbrPwd] » Sat Jul 11, 2015 10:51 am

Yes/No/Maybe

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