Beautiful fly boxes with inspiring fly fishing quotes

Beautiful fly boxes with inspiring fly fishing quotes

I’ve collected over a dozen fly boxes to draw out some inspiration to wet a fly line.  Fly fishing, fly tying and the fly boxes give us a chance to relax and enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Below is a video and still pictures of fly boxes I’ve made over the last couple years.  Enjoy!

 Relax to 15 wooden fly fishing boxes with quotations.


One of the most popular fly fishing quotes.  “Many men go fishing all their lives without knowing it is not fish they are after.”   By Henry David Thoreau


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So many folks have modified this quote, below one of my favorite versions.  “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach him to fish and you feed him for life.”  This might not be a favorite of the catch and release crowd but fishing is in many places a way of life.

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Become a “Fly Fishing God!”   Truly a way to pump up your ego.

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Henry David Thoreau has so many quotations.  I guess living a simple life at “Walden Pond” would give you time to contemplate the meaning of it all.  “”Everyone should believe in something; I believe I’ll go fishing.”  could be an anthem for some fly fishers.

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“Fly fishing is the most fun you can have standing up.”  Author Unknown.  What more can be said?

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“Strength and Courage” Short and to the point.  Definitely the kind of wisdom I give.

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Tight lines has become the “break a leg” for the fly fishing world.  Good luck and live it up.

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Little or big, a trout on a fly is “the icing on the cake”.


A quick adaptation of that popular Norman Maclean quote from “A river runs through it.”

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I’ve been surprise by the outdoor quotes by Herbert Hoover.  He was an avid fly fisherman, that appeared to love the privacy that fly fishing provided.

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I’m not sure who wrote this but I’ve etched it onto 5 or 6 fly boxes.  I think we can easily relate to it, getting skunked is fine when you can enjoy the beautiful places that trout reside.

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Fishing with family is a priceless gift.  It’s so tough to get our youth away from the instant gratification that a video game or other entertainment device.  Those moments with a son or daughter is truly priceless.



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