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SundulaJanuary 2nd, 2008, 9:59 pm
Littleton, Colorado

Posts: 35
I have a lot of tattoos but I finally got one started that was dedicated to my love of fly fishing. I have some work left to get done on it but I figured you guys/girls my like to see it. I also can't be the only one with a fishing tattoo let's see them (Stay classy San Deigo :))
MartinlfJanuary 3rd, 2008, 5:30 am
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2878
Love those spots on the brown. Nice work.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
CaseyPJanuary 3rd, 2008, 2:52 pm
Arlington, VA/ Mercersburg, PA

Posts: 653
and that graceful mayfly--green drake? a work of art! and we have some of those around here...thanks for the look; someone knows how to do the color right for you.
"You can observe a lot by watching." Yogi Berra
FalsiflyJanuary 3rd, 2008, 8:22 pm
Hayward, WI.

Posts: 655
Hi Ben-
It certainly appears that you have an eye for detail. Very nice.
I checked out your profile and it would seem we have some common ties. I spent ten years in Littleton and frequented many of the spots you mentioned; the South Platte being closest to home. I covered a lot of water back in those years. Iíve spent the month of March up on the Roaring Fork and Frying Pan for the last ten years. The midge fishing has me hooked big time. Two years ago I had some of the greatest fishing in my life on the Fork it beat the heck out of the Pan. Keep up on the nymph fishing. Some day it will just click and when it does itís a beautiful thing.

Good luck!
Falsifly
When asked what I just caught that monster on I showed him. He put on his magnifiers and said, "I can't believe they can see that."
SwittersbJuly 5th, 2008, 3:11 pm
Oregon

Posts: 1

Sorry could not figure out how to post pic here...but should some one check this post in the future here are a couple of tat's...or check out at swittersb weblog, a blog for beginning flyfishers....take care

http://swittersb.wordpress.com/files/2008/06/stella1.jpg

http://swittersb.files.wordpress.com/2008/06/tonytattoo-009.jpg?w=336&h=379

http://swittersb.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/img_2377a.jpg?w=286&h=326
swittersb
WbranchJuly 6th, 2008, 12:22 am
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2481
Very good looking work. I'd love to get one done but would hate to have it look like crap if the guy had never done atrout tat before.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
Jjlyon01July 6th, 2008, 4:44 pm
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse

Posts: 71
Sundula,
Your tat looks awesome. I'm planning on getting one similar on my bicep and was wondering how much that cost you to get done. I have found a guy who does wonderful trout tats and has offered me a discount if I were to go up to Canada and go fly fishing. His site is www.sugarshacktattoo.com, he has some pictures of ink he has put on others. I am also planning on getting a mayfly on my ring finger to show the girls where my priorities lie, just so there is no confusion when and if she says yes haha.
"I now walk into the wild"
MartinlfOctober 14th, 2008, 6:19 am
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2878
Freepow, in case Sundula doesn't get back to you soon, take a look at the top of this thread.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
SofthackleOctober 14th, 2008, 7:49 pm
Site Editor
Wellsville, NY

Posts: 540
Very nice artwork! I'm not a tattoo person, but I like art. , and people have been adorning their bodies with this art form for many years.

Mark
"I have the highest respect for the skilled wet-fly fisherman, as he has mastered an art of very great difficulty." Edward R. Hewitt

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UPTroutBumOctober 14th, 2008, 9:18 pm
Marquette, MI

Posts: 33
A buddy of mine has the AEG Media fish skeleton on his chest, its a real nice tat. I have been thinking about getting the outline of the Upper Peninsula about 4 inches long and with a dry fly (adams) puncturing through Marquette. Its already been drawn up, I just need to commit to it.
" The true fisherman approaches the first day of fishing season with
all the sense of wonder and awe of a child approaching Christmas." John Voelker
MrRogersFebruary 10th, 2009, 10:56 am
86401

Posts: 2
Damn! That's going to be really sick when its all finished.
WbranchFebruary 10th, 2009, 6:47 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2481
UPTrout,

Do you think you'll like it as much when ur eighty? If so go for it.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.

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