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View Poll Results: How Many Fly Boxes Do You Carry In Your Vest/Pack?
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1 37 11.64%
2 84 26.42%
3 74 23.27%
4 69 21.70%
5 21 6.60%
6 11 3.46%
7 5 1.57%
8 6 1.89%
9 1 0.31%
10 2 0.63%
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Old 06-30-2006, 10:06 AM
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Default How Many Fly Boxes Do You Carry In Your Vest/Pack?

I know that it depends upon a lot of different factors: type of water, fish species, area, fly box size, etc. but in general how many fly boxes do you carry in your Vest/Pack/Other?

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Old 06-30-2006, 12:13 PM
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i only have one and it's small and empty. I think i have maybe just over a dozen flies. I stick to the basics since they're consistently good around here.
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i probably usually have either 3 or more like 6-8 boxes with me, but usually its 3, making the avg 4.
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I normally carry 3.
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Old 06-30-2006, 11:25 PM
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I just got started in this so I only have one right now. However this addiction will soon to change this!
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i would have to say 4. although 2 of those are not even fly boxes at all but small clear plano tackle totes. i like them for some of my big streamers. also got a small plano tackle box that has 3 of them in it that i use for a big fly box of sorts.
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Old 07-29-2006, 12:32 PM
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Uh oh I'm up to 2 boxes now....
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Re: How Many Fly Boxes Do You Carry In Your Vest/Pack?

I narrowed down my trout fly box to one and after switching over to a chest pack. I got over the "just in case" scenarios years ago when i used to carry 3 boxes. Now I just carry patterns that work in my areas that I faith in.

When it comes to warm water fishing, I have 3 large plano boxes with me. My topwater stuff in one, streamers/craws/ subsurface flies in another, then I have my test box...you know those flies you buy, tie on your own or get from some1 else and have yet to prove themselves. In the winter months I do alot of experimenting tying flies and find ones that work and ones that dont. If they work then they go in my regular boxes.
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Two. One for nymphs and dries , one for streamers.
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Depends where fishing. Sometimes - none - just some flies in my hat....
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