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Old 04-30-2002, 03:12 PM
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Fly flotant

A friend of mine that was a guide in Yellowstone for 30 years was watching me apply flotant to a fly once. I was taking the fly and gently getting some flotant on my finger tips, rubbing it till it melted, and lightly applying it to the tips of the hackel. He watched me do this for a few minutes, grabbed it away from me, took the fly and smashed it with his thumb into the silicone and parafin. He said anything that will take a fly sprayed down with WD-40 wont care what the fly looks like.

Pfffttt........What would he know......

John W.
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