Wednesday, 14 March 2012

End of the season for grayling

On my last day out for grayling before season's end
I had a treat from the bounteous stream

beauty

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 20


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  Rick Takahashi ; TAKS Crystal Chironomid


This fly and the nineteen below comprise the ninth SnoFly Swap
organised and run by my friend John (Alpinefly) Larson

Scroll down for the full set
sizes from 14 thru 30's

My thanks and respect to all participants

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 19


19
Jerry Hubka UL Red Riser     

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 18


18
John Larson Size 28 Baby Rootbeer Buzzer 

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 17


17

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 16


16
Krystal Emerger 
Gus Strand

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 15


by - Jimmy K. Crain Jr.     

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 14


14
Anthony Naples - size 18 Upsidedown Emerger

Monday, 12 March 2012

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 13


13
Gary Hitterman  - size 20 Floro chironomid

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 12


12
John Larson - Sabasa Kabari (Yusurika) Adult Size 20
       This is a Tenkara Pattern

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 11


11
Ian Christie - Olive with Flame Orange Cheeks Buzzer

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 10


10
tied by Anthony Naples
whose blog is www.castingaround.com

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 9


9
John Larson - Tanytarsus Adult Cripple Size 24

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 8


8
John Larson - Size 18 Glo-Lite Series Blood Chironomid Larva

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 7


7
John Larson - Size 18 Glo-Lite Series Blood Chironomid Larva

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 6


6
John Larson Size 24 Transluscent Series Flash Chironomid (Red)
  Tied also in Orange, Pink, Olive, Tan, & Chartreuse

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 5



5

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 4


4
tied by  Reelsister (Avril)

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 3


3
John Larson - Size 16 Virtual Horse Fly

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 2

mine



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This is a reversed parachute emerger.
It is tied to match the hatch, change the body and hackle
to mimic midge, mayfly, caddis or any other creature stuck
at the surface of the water, grasshoppers, craneflies or whatever
This fly is designed to sink the tippet on impact at the surface

Fly Swap SNOFLY IX the flies No. 1


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