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Old 03-10-2007, 05:23 PM
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Re: How many boxes of flies ??

I like the Scientific Angler boxes with the clear plastic so you can see what is in the box you have pulled out of your vest prior to opening it. I carry 2 of these for nymphs & 2 for drys. I also carry a 5th box for streamers. Need more pockets!
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Default Re: How many boxes of flies ??

3 Wheatley boxes.

1 small metal box w/ clasps for nymphs and wets

1 medium sized black metal box w/ foam for small dries and small terrestrials

1 large green painted box w/ one side of clasps for streamers and one side of individual compartments for large dries and large terrestrials.

Probably about 175 flies all together.
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Old 08-16-2007, 10:55 AM
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Default Re: How many boxes of flies ??

3) salt water
1) South Platte
1) Small Streams
2) Lake boxes
1) Arkansas River
1) The one I pray I never loose, small nymphs and drys box that I take every where when I fish fresh water. I have probably 150 flies in it.

They all have my name and phone number just in case I loose one and a honest person finds it.
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Old 08-17-2007, 07:33 AM
 
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Default Re: How many boxes of flies ??

While fishing off a bridge on my lunch break on Tuesday I leaned over and my favorite Wheatley box (the one with all the little individual spring-loaded compartments) fell out of my pocket and into the river.

This bridge is on a fairly busy road and I resolved my situation by stripping down to boxer shorts and taking the plunge. I picked the box up off the bottom of the river and fished another 10 minutes while my boxers air-dried, in which time I caught a nice 7-8 inch rainbow!
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