Fly Boxes – What to look for in a Fly Box
Fly fishing requires you to bring along a bunch of gear. Flies, rods, reels, and other accessories are just some essential things to pack before leaving for your weekend fishing trip.
Fly boxes are a great way of organizing your flies so you are more effective on the water. There are boxes and storage options for every type of fly. I carry a fly box for dries, nymphs, streamers, and then a hatch specific box. I don’t necessarily take them all out on the water, but it helps me get to the right bug quickly for the fishing I’m going to be doing.
Availability of Sizes
Fly storage come in different sizes to suit every type of application. Small boxes are ideal for a small quantity of hatch specific flies or a handful of streamers for those that light to go light.
Larger boxes with a lot of storage are great for large pockets in your vest or pack that can store upwards of 300 flies. These are great when you want to carry a wide variety of flies. I’ll routinely have one for dry flies in my left vest pocket and one for wet flies in my right. The waters I fish have a great variety of insects, so that’s what I carry.
There are also great boxes for streamers. Whether its our articulated box or the traditional large cavity boxes, these are specialty boxes meant for streamers..
Durable and Long Lasting
Fly boxes are made of strong materials that can take a good beating. Accidentally dropping boxes is unavoidable. In an out of your vehicle, on the water, packing in and out of the house…its going to happen. Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about breaking RiverBum’s durable and long-lasting fly boxes. Our fly boxes are tough and durable.
We offer several waterproof boxes as well. You’re in and around water, so it just makes sense. Keep those dry flies dry.
Some of our boxes are even made to float when in the water. Choose a box built with secure latches and rubber or silicone seals to prevent any water from slipping in when the inevitable drop in the river happens.
We offer great advice, service and super fast shipping. Have a question, feel free to call or write. We will make sure we put you into the right gear.
That’s it for now my fishy friends. Remember, we have this one earth. Take care of her. Pack it, Pack it out, and leave no trace.
Tight Lines and Screaming Drags