Don, have a great time on the cruise. You're talking my 2 passions in fly fishing and cooking. Perhaps we will see you at Sowbug 2010 or we can just bring you to Kansas. Lawrence is a pretty cool town.
--- On Wed, 2/11/09, DonO <f...@tribcsp.com> wrote: > From: DonO <f...@tribcsp.com> > Subject: [VFB] Re: Test - any buddy out there?- reply 1 thru 12 > To: email@example.com > Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2009, 8:44 PM > Jeff, > Sheese... I've only had 3 months off- whutzamatter? > Unfortunately, my wife > booked a cruise last year, and it happend to fall on the > Sowbug weekend. So > I won't be making it this year again. I was looking > forward to going, too. > Live rope-dubbing tutoring works best, but the DVD should > be very close to > actually being there. > I'm not real jazzed about a cruise, either, as it's > too far down to the > water to flyfish. We do hold up in the Bahamas for a few > days, so I am > bringing a 5wt fly rod and some flats-flies. > Twelve days on the ocean- hmmm. I am definitely this time > bringing my Cajun > spices, Indian curry spices, and BBQ sauce, and they are > going to let me > cook in their kitchen, or else I'll cook on the deck. > Their food is OK, but > oh so bland. Last cruise, I loaded up on Jamacan jerk and > curry when I was > on St. Thomas. Found a small deli downtown, and will look > for it again. > DonO > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Jeff Frye" <bighawk...@yahoo.com> > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 3:06 PM > Subject: [VFB] Re: Test - any buddy out there?- reply 1 > thru 12 > > > > Are you filling some of that embarrassing free time with a > Sowbug visit? > I've got some Kansas boys that want a live rope-dub > lesson and probably > would benefit from a mouse show. > > > --- On Wed, 2/11/09, DonO <f...@tribcsp.com> wrote: > > > From: DonO <f...@tribcsp.com> > > Subject: [VFB] Re: Test - any buddy out there?- reply > 1 thru 12 > > To: email@example.com > > Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2009, 2:49 PM > > MeddelandeSo OK, what do we need to liven up the > ol' > > list one more time? > > I'm not as busy right now as I have been- > that's > > for sure. > > Got home from Moab and had a million things to catch > up on, > > then left for 3 weeks. Now I'm back for awhile > ('til > > mid-March anyway). > > > > Swaps are always good. > > > > 1. If someone wants to host a materials swap, it's > time > > for spring cleaning for me again. I bought a whole > male > > peacock hide at the Denver Furimski show- tail, wings, > body, > > crest, everything. It's the blue-neck variety, so > I > > have lots if irredescent blue neck fan feathers (good > for > > rope-dubbing), the tan/green fans, & lots of eyes. > The > > tail had turned 50% brassy-colored, so I won't > have to > > sun them to get them to change. (Brassed-out peacock > is > > great for nymphs). I'd be willing to send in some > neat > > feathers if a swapmeister wants to divvy them up with > the > > participants. I'd also put in some cherry-picks > for the > > swapmeister's efforts. > > > > 2. Got the video-taping done on Monday for my 1st DVD- > > "Rope-Dubbing with DonO". Had a > professional TV > > cameraman (a friend) come in to do the taping with > > professional equipment (for a 'friendly $fee'- > LOL). > > He'll also do the editing, so I'm looking > forwards > > to seeing what we did so far. We taped for about 6 > hours to > > get it all done, and I macro-photographed flies for > about 4 > > hours yesterday for the inserts. It will be about one > hour > > in HD format, so I'll have as many materials > > demonstrated as the space will allow, and lots of > overlaid > > photos to help. Although a lot of patterns are shown, > > it's really a technique video, the basics and > > sub-techniques of the rope-dub applied to many > materials. > > I've decided to put the price at $29.95 to VFBers > and > > $39.95 for the public (I was told by some that it > should be > > $99.95 for as much stuff as it has), but I don't > want to > > have them pirated because the price is high. The > cameraman > > knows how to copy-protect the DVD (latest stuff, > anyway), so > > copying should be minimal. The two Denver shows > finally > > motivated me to 'git 'r dun', as I had > many > > requests for a DVD as I was demonstrating (I could > have sold > > 50 of them easy at each show). We still have the > up-front > > fishing segment, the foreward, and the ending with > links and > > credits to finish, so I'm thinking about May the > > production and copying should be complete and ready > for > > sales. The video will be HQ and professionally done, > with > > about a year's worth of techniques to master- well > worth > > $30/$40. To start, the main source for the DVDs will > be my > > website and the fly-shows. > > > > 3. Once the rope-dub video has been out a couple of > months, > > I'll host another rope-dub swap with those VFBers > who > > bought DVDs. We'll all pick different materials > and > > submit the practiced efforts. Like before, 1st place > will > > get a 14/0 Fantasy Fly Monster-Muddler (Nick won it). > And > > this time, 2nd place will get a show-mouse and 3rd > will get > > a Whiting grade 1 dry-fly neck. Everyone will win as > > they'll have samples of many types of dubbing and > what > > they look like rope-dubbed. Extra points will be > awarded to > > those who submit different tying-styles of one type of > > dubbing. > > > > 4. Once we get the 'buggs' worked out for > doing > > videos, I'll do the mouse video, then an advanced > > rope-dubbing video. Then on the to-do list is > Fly-flex > > (Flex-o), McFlyfoam, salt-water streamers, > Awesome-hair, and > > an archive video of the Baits Motel routine. I still > prefer > > tying and fishing over media-work, but I have some > > long-range goals in mind for doing the videos. > > > > 5. BTW, I found a great dubbing inside of one of the > > dog's stuffed animal toys (which she happily > ripped out > > for me). It's a shiny white very-fluffly > synthetic > > fiber that sets up like a pillow. It rope-dubs > perfectly > > and gives all of the different looks (awesome > one-material > > mysis shrimp). I have to dye some now and see how it > takes > > the colors. This stuff would never respond to a > > conventional dubbing technique- even worse than > ice-dub. > > Hmmm...I wonder what's in the other stuffed > toys...and > > in my wife's stuffed animals...and those > sofa-pillows... > > hmmmmm...... (Dr. D gets me in trouble again) > > > > 6. Saw an article in a recent fly-mag about mako-shark > > flyfishing out of SanDiego. Looked like a ton of fun > and a > > work-out for my #5 Abel and 17wt Cam Seigler saltwater > rod > > (and me too). Gotta go do that just once at least. > They run > > up to 600lb, but they only cast to 200lb ones or less. > > > > 7. Planning a trip to Loreto, Baja this fall (hoping > to get > > the proper slot), once again for dorado, sailfish, and > > striped marlin. The wife says she'll give it a > try. > > Maybe with the sluggish economy there will be better > > pickings. > > > > 8. Thanks and Kudos to JimmyD. Can always count on > him > > for something to read on the vfb list. > > > > 9. Once I get the canoe outfitted for flyfishing, > I'll > > post some photos. Any suggestions? > > (15' Gruman aluminum square-stern sports-canoe > with > > outriggers) > > > > 10. Just sent another 'goody-box' to a > lister, and > > another one is well underway. Is there anyone out > there who > > wants various fly materials in small amounts and hooks > (that > > need to be stripped or finished and fished) to work > with? > > (free, of course) It's all good materials- the > extra > > stuff that I don't put back where I got it from > when > > I'm done with it, and demo-fly samples from the > shows. > > Would prefer to send it to a beginner starting out > that > > needs experience with different materials and hooks to > tie. > > 1st come-1st served. > > > > 11. Anyone with a CCW permit, please contact me > off-list. > > Thanks. Have some questions. > > > > 12. Any comments? > > > > DonO > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: Niclas Runarsson > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > > Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 1:01 PM > > Subject: [VFB] Test - any body out there > > > > > > I don't really feel here... but obviously I > still am. > > > > /Nick > > -----Ursprungligt meddelande----- > > Från: email@example.com > > [mailto:vfb-m...@googlegroups.com] För iain short > > Skickat: den 10 februari 2009 20:52 > > Till: VFB-new > > Ämne: [VFB] Test - any body out there > > > > > > > > > > > > > -------------------------------------------------------------------------- > -- > > Share your photos with Windows Live Photos - Free > Try > > it Now! > > > > > > > > > > > -------------------------------------------------------------------------- > -- > > > > > > No virus found in this incoming message. > > Checked by AVG. > > Version: 7.5.552 / Virus Database: 270.10.19/1942 > - > > Release Date: 2/9/09 5:40 PM > > > > > > > > > > > -- > No virus found in this incoming message. > Checked by AVG. > Version: 7.5.552 / Virus Database: 270.10.20/1944 - Release > Date: 2/10/09 > 5:44 PM > > > > --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the "VFB Mail" group. 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