Found fly box on the Rifle

Discussion in 'North - North East Michigan Streams and Rivers' started by RDH79, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. RDH79

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    I found a fly box between Peters and Sage Lk road with over a 100 flys.Would like to find the owner as they all look hand tied and I'm sure he is missing them.If you can desribe it I will meet you somewhere to get it back to you.

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  2. feedinggrounds

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    Good sportsman you are, hope the owner sees this.
     
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  3. MrFysch

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    Nice gesture...when I was maybe 12 years old I dropped a box of flies I had tied somewhere along the East Branch. Was devastated! Took me weeks as a beginning tyer to tie that box up.
     
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    Good luck I hope that the owner is found! Im guessing a lot of time went into building that box.
     
  5. MapleRiverSalmon

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    In case no one does this I wright my name/address inside my fly boxes. Good chance they will make there way home if lost. Hope you find the owner and if you don't and a good bit of time goes by... fish em! That's what I would want if it were me!
     
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    Ditto. Had a dad call me up and his kid found my lost box along a tiny creek. I could tell the kid was bummed but knew he did the right thing. I had well over 100 flies in there. I ended up letting him pick about 3 dozen to keep.
     
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    if i lost a box of flys an someone called me it was found i'd let them pick 1/2 the flys as a reward. sometimes its the box that means the most to a guy. an i do have my name on all my fly boxes.
     
  8. Black Ghost

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    Was just thinking about the fleece wallet of nymphs lost in the PM fly only section some where's in the early 90s before the Internet. Carried way too many flys back then. Now have downsized some what.

    Nice to see people trying to return these days.

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  9. RDH79

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    No luck yet on finding the owner.I have 3 teenage boys that are just getting into fly fishing so if no one claims them they will be put to good use.

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    There was a flyer at the sage lake access with a phone number for lost flies for awhile
     
  11. RDH79

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    Thanks for the heads up I will try to swing in there and see if its still there.

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  12. RDH79

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    Thanks to the tip about the flyer I found the owner and will be shipping his box back to him tomorrow.

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