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Old 08-14-2012, 03:42 AM
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Default Improvised Fly Box from Vintage Tin

Hello
I thought you might like to see a little fly box I made from an antique tin.
I used an old yoga mat to cut out the foamy parts.
I like the nostalgia and character of things old and repurposing them.
Plus the tin is of fruit bon bons which is what I like to think the flies are to the trout.

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Great idea, I like the way it turned out.
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:17 AM
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Pretty darned nice!
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I love ithave a look here :The Fischmeister's extra--ordinary flybox
sure...you'll love it too
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$4 homemade version of the CF slit foam fly box.

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Board policy prohibits me from linking to the instructions for making the box above. However, if you google "Are you people sick and tired of spending astronomical dollars for a tiny box" and go to the first hit, you will find the instructions.
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Over the years I've seen several examples of where someone has taken an 'old tin box' and made a fly box out of same. Each was a totally unique 'one off' for trout flies. Great 'Bits 'O Kit.
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Nice work.
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Love it, guess what I will be doing now. Thanks a ton.
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