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I am guessing around 1000 but dont know for sure, and there is no way that I would even think about counting. I just found out that I am getting laid off at the end of January, so my number will be increasing. I have collected so much material and hooks over the last 25+ yrs that I will never run out.

 

Good luck, Tony

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I have 24 boxes of flies and 10 of those boxes are filled with Midges. They don't take up much room so there is approx. 500-700 flies in each box. Some of the larger boxes of midges have 1,000-1,100 in each box. The other boxes have around 200-300 flies in each box.

Total is around 11,000. Of those 11,000 there are about 100 dry flies or floating patterns. All of them are for Trout.

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Well, I figure between 1500 and 2000 and growing.....................

 

Have flies for trout and saltwater with 90% of the flies dedicated to trout!

 

Shhhhh, don't tell my wife or I'm in the dogg house - Just kidding, she would rather have me sitting at home tying flies instead of being out having a few with the boys and getting in trouble :whistle: :thumbsup: :sick: :nono: :butt: :hyst:

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I have no idea of how many flies I have, more than enough though. I voted for over 4500, I do tie quite frequently.

 

Steady and growing!

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i have 46 and 1 in the vice. no store bought 12 of them are from a swap many are doubles and triples and quads. a good 15 20 of them have yet to see water.

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Voted over 1000 but actually I have no idea. I'm not even sure how many fly boxes I have. Probably ought to try and round them up some day. :rolleyes:

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I have tied all most 100 flys so far :yahoo:

 

nice dude! more pics!

 

i am guessing i now have somewhere around 1,000 flies in total. somewhere around 700 trout flies. the rest are for bass, saltwater, and carp

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I just started fly fishing last spring, and started tying at the beginning of this year. I'm ball-parking somewhere just shy of 250 so far. It's a mix between trout flies and bass flies (probably 40 clousers of various sizes and colors, most I've tied).

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i have 46 and 1 in the vice. no store bought 12 of them are from a swap many are doubles and triples and quads. a good 15 20 of them have yet to see water.

 

 

 

counted yesterday i have 306 flies much better than 46 :rolleyes: i didnt count the "river handout" box that means that in about 60 days i will have tied for a year!!!!

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I am not about to count them. There are about 400 in my vest and another 400 or so in my pontoon. Then I have about 10 large storage boxes and at least that many smaller boxes. Plus flies scattered about in various other containers. I'd guess 4 to 5K but could be more.

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I'm still married so apparently not too many, but at time it comes close.... Seriously, somewhere between 1000-2000, with a couple hundred given as gifts. Its obviously more about my love of tying, and desire to try new/different things than it is about having enough flies to fish. Imagine its that way with many of you too.

 

Tom

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I counted and I have 1,123 not including the one I am tying. Not bad for 5 months of tying

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hehe Mr.Vegas, i have been tying around 8 months now, oh us newbs, sheesh i wouldn't dare count how many flies are in this house, although most people on this site seem to have a heap more than me, i just wonder how they choose what to put on sometimes!? Most awesome tyers here, i must bow down and accept my newbness.

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