The Dette Fly Box 90th Anniversary Edition

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Made from anodized raw aluminum, and emblazoned with a Best Made "Be Optimistic" brass data plate.

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Comes with 111 hand tied flies that can be utilized in a variety of waters.

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4 large and 12 medium compartments house all your flies, while the foam layer on the backside of the swing leaf can be used to hang dry.

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White Wulff fly.

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The Royal Coachman Wet.

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The Hares Ear Nymph.

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Red Ghost fly.

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Green Ghost fly.

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Grey Ghost fly.

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The Dette Fly Box 90th Anniversary Edition

The legendary Dette Trout Flies of Roscoe, NY, is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, so we've packed our custom Fly Box by Richard Wheatley with an exclusive collection that showcases their entomological expertise. The Dette Fly Box 90th Anniversary Edition is built from anodized aluminum and finished with our brass "Be Optimistic" data plate, providing a secure and handsome home for the world's foremost fly-tying craftsmanship.


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The legendary Dette Trout Flies of Roscoe, NY, is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, so we've packed our custom Fly Box by Richard Wheatley with an exclusive collection that showcases their entomological expertise. The Dette Fly Box 90th Anniversary Edition is built from anodized aluminum and finished with our brass "Be Optimistic" data plate, providing a secure and handsome home for the world's foremost fly-tying craftsmanship.

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The legendary Dette Trout Flies of Roscoe, NY, is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, so we've packed our custom Fly Box by Richard Wheatley with an exclusive collection that showcases their entomological expertise. The Dette Fly Box 90th Anniversary Edition is built from anodized aluminum and finished with our brass "Be Optimistic" data plate, providing a secure and handsome home for the world's foremost fly-tying craftsmanship. Our unique combination of compartments, clips, and foam offers the ideal presentation for the masterfully tied flies. Our Dette fly collection embodies the most prestigious, time-tested flies of trout fishing lore, with dry flies, winged wets, soft hackles, and streamers. The Red Ghost, Sebago Special, Pheasant Tail, March Brown, Hares Ear Nymphs, Vermont Caddis and White Wulff - there's a fly for every hatch and every river. From the Beaverkill to the Grande Ronde, there's not a trout that can resist (and no angler that won't admire) a well-chosen fly from the 90th Anniversary Dette Fly Box.

Specs
  • Features a total of 111 hand-tied flies
  • 6 different Streamers
  • 5 different Winged Wets
  • 6 different Soft Hackles
  • 4 different Nymphs
  • 16 different Dry flies
  • 6"w x 3.6"d x 1.4"h
  • 12 Medium compartments
  • 4 Large compartments
  • 49 Clips on swing leaf
  • Foam on inside of top lid and on back of swing leaf
  • Best Made "Be Optimistic" brass data plate
Materials
  • Brass Data Plate
  • Anodized Raw Aluminum Finish
Origin
  • Made in the USA
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This box contains an assortment of classic trout flies that showcase the heritage of flyfishing as well as the celebrated craftsmanship of fly tyers. Included are dry flies, winged wets, soft hackles and streamers. These historic patterns can be utilized in a variety of waters- from small stream fishing to larger rivers, lakes and even ponds. Each fly pattern imitates the natural aquatic insects and fishes that provide a food source for hungry trout. Differently sized flies help any angler match the hatch as well as present delicate patterns for wary fish.

Flies included (3 of each pattern)

Streamers:

  • Pink Ghost
  • Green Ghost
  • Gray Ghost
  • Red Ghost
  • Kennebago Smelt
  • Sebago Special

Winged Wets:

  • Royal Coachman Wet
  • Leadwing Coachman Wet
  • Hares Ear Wet
  • March Brown Wet
  • Coachman Wet

Soft Hackles:

  • Partridge & Orange Soft Hackle
  • Iron Blue Wingless
  • Woodcock & Brown
  • Tups Indispensable Soft Hackle
  • Hares Ear Soft Hackle
  • Snipe & Purple

Nymphs:

  • Zug Bug
  • Pheasant Tail Nymph
  • March Brown Nymph
  • Hares Ear Nymph

Dry Flies:

  • Chuck Caddis
  • Vermont Caddis
  • Dorothea
  • Gray Fox
  • Light Cahill
  • Blue Quill
  • Red Quill
  • Catskill
  • Gray Wulff
  • Flick's BWO
  • Katterman
  • Light Hendrickson
  • Conover
  • Adams
  • White Wulff
  • Quack