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Tying for the Youth Camp - Donations Sought
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The Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp is planned for 2021 (the number of students has been reduced to facilitate social distancing). This is the premiere conservation and fly fishing based youth camp in the state and has been sponsored for many years by Cumberland Valley TU.

As per the past, the camp is soliciting flies for the teenage students. We ask for two dozen of the same pattern tied on the same size hook (you will donate the hooks and materials). The flies would need to be completed and in the mail by the end of May.

If you would like to contribute, let me know via PM and I'll get you my mailing address.

Thanks,
Dave W.

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That is a nice thing you're doing for the campers. I'd volunteer but so far every fly I tie is vastly different. Some year.

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What kind of flies would you like?

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What kind of flies would you like?


Any trout fly pattern.

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I would like to contribute 2 dozen size 14 gold ribbed hear ears beaded nymphs. I know I'm not the greatest tier slow but steady but these have caught trout for me. I don't know if this is a PM or not.

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Please see my post. I'll need a post address at some point thanks. This forum has been a real help in the last few years!

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Please see my post. I'll need a post address at some point thanks. This forum has been a real help in the last few years!


Please check your PM...

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Hi Dave, I'd like to do 24 Zebra Midges, black body with silver ribbing and bead head. Is size 14 Ok?

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Hi Dave, I'd like to do 24 Zebra Midges, black body with silver ribbing and bead head. Is size 14 Ok?


That would be great.
Please check your PM...

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Would you like Stewart’s black spiders,peacock and starling or some other soft hackles?
Or would you rather have modern flies like SWJ’s or IPW’s ?

Please pm me an address,thank you

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Maybe I should stick to dries ,since it’s beginners?

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shakey wrote:
Maybe I should stick to dries ,since it’s beginners?


It's up to you.

The kids need basic, bread and butter trout flies. For what it is worth, they will be fishing for stocked trout on Yellow Breeches in June.

Traditional wet fly patterns are a good choice (as I'm sure you'd agree)
Please check your PM...

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Dave, I'd like to try to do 2 dozen PTN's if that's ok.

Thank you.

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Dave, I have an old vise. Is that something the campers can use?

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All,
I have rec'd several offers for equipment and other gear. While this is appreciated, I'm only soliciting trout flies in this thread.
Thanks,
Dave

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