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I decided to make up a batch of fly boxes for my brother and I. Buying a bunch of cliffs bugger barns was too expensive. I made 2 sizes - one the same size as the traditional bugger barn and one about half the bugger barn size. I think i am going to make the slits go the other direction on the next version of the larger box. It is about right length for the articulated streamers that i fish.

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I am going to get a cutter made to cut the outside & slits for the foam - the prototype looked like a drunkard (aka me) cut the slits.

FYI, it is not worth your time to make just one of these - you get killed on the shipping of the boxes and foam.

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I made a big one the other day since I dont want to spend 50 bucks on a Cliffs Beast, this one is the same box they use and some craft foam glued in, cost me 9 dollars. its 12"x3"x10" for reference

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"When you do things right, people wont be sure you've done anything at all."

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Forget the box, I'm looking at all them bass flies...

There's a few in there. Still a large area of blue foam I can see so I must tie some more.

"When you do things right, people wont be sure you've done anything at all."

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Yup, I know the feeling. I have whole boxes full of flies that have never even seen water haha.

"When you do things right, people wont be sure you've done anything at all."

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