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Fly boxes?
« on: July 14, 2013, 01:48:10 PM »
My wife has declared that I need to standardize on my fly boxes.

We've been looking at Cliff's (R) and Bug Luggage  (R).

Most of my flies fall between size 12 and 4/0.

I am open to suggestions.

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Re: Fly boxes?
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2013, 03:00:51 PM »
Cliff's - the slotted foam is great.  The Beast and Beast Jr are do a good job holding your "beach sized" flies and not squishing them flat. Cliff's also has a large waterproof box (the Justin Case).

I have never seen "Bug Luggage" before. They look great for small stuff.  BugLug website makes it sound like their larger boxes are not that tall.  I suspect they would cause problems with your PINS flies.

I would buy a box of each brand and figure out what works for you.  You can give me whichever one you don't want.

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« Last Edit: July 14, 2013, 03:13:25 PM by ScottB »

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Re: Fly boxes?
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2013, 06:45:08 PM »
OK, leaning toward Cliff's.

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Re: Fly boxes?
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2013, 09:07:13 AM »
OK, leaning toward Cliff's.

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Ordered a couple of Cliff's.

What local shop carries these? 
The next ones I buy, I'd like to support local buisness.

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Re: Fly boxes?
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2013, 05:46:44 PM »
Their website store locater says you should go ask Marcos

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Re: Fly boxes?
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2013, 07:16:14 AM »
Here's a review just saw on Midcurrent e-mail

http://www.flyrodreel.com/magazine/2013/april/field-test

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Re: Fly boxes, I only bought 2, so far
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2013, 10:38:42 AM »
I bought 2 of them, and the first thing I did was highlight the slots with a marker, as recommended on more than one forum.

Here is a photo of the empty box, with the slot marked.

I'll post my LMB/BG box shortly.

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Re: Fly boxes?
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2013, 02:53:26 PM »
My largemouth bass / bluegill box.

Can you tell which are my favorites?

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Re: Fly boxes?
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2013, 03:15:21 PM »
NO BUT I CAN TELL WHICH ONES YOU THINK YOU ARE GOING TO LOOSE! ;D
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Re: Fly boxes?
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2013, 06:04:20 PM »
So... Nothing out of this box will work?

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Re: Fly boxes?
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2013, 06:07:47 PM »
And this one is full of just a bunch of junk that I should give away to a nerdy, I mean needy, fly angler?

Can you tell I've been trying to organize?
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Re: Fly boxes?
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2013, 06:21:57 PM »
Looks like some Mike Arnold "stuff" in there.

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Re: Fly boxes?
« Reply #12 on: August 13, 2013, 06:09:43 AM »
Looks like some Mike Arnold "stuff" in there.

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I do believe that you are correct!

Mike Arnold did supply some of the flies in that box.

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