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Dble Haul 02-03-2004 08:10 AM

Pike swap flies arriving
I got my first set of flies for the pike swap yesterday. Sean's double bunnies arrived and look super.

Looking forward to more!

Quentin 02-05-2004 09:01 PM

I haven't decided on a pattern for this one yet.

The only flies I've caught pike on so far are the frog diver that I did for the deer hair swap, a couple different flavors of woolly buggers and a fly with a yellow rabbit fur tail and body.

I'd be happy to do something different for this swap. Any suggestions or requests?


Dble Haul 02-06-2004 07:40 AM

The yellow rabbit fly sounds interesting. Then again, there's always deceivers and grocery patterns tied in bright colors. They always seem to do well.

Quentin 02-08-2004 12:22 PM

OK, I'll do the yellow rabbit fur strip. It's actually a variation of a fly you posted. My photo and recipe are in the archives.

The original version is unweighted except for the copper wire. If anyone would like me to add a little lead let me know.


Dble Haul 02-10-2004 05:58 PM

Pete's flies are here and look very fishy. :)

Dble Haul 02-19-2004 10:05 AM


Flies are due in a few weeks.

John Desjardins 02-19-2004 10:12 AM

Working on them & should be done by Monday.

peter-s-c 02-21-2004 01:31 PM

Missed this swap -- doing any more? I have a Yak 9 that's been known to nail a pike or two -- a very simple tie of mostly yak hair.

Dble Haul 02-26-2004 07:57 AM

John's flies arrived yesterday and look dynamite.

Peter- Maybe next time. ;) Trust me, this won't be the last pike swap.

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