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When using dry flies do you use floatant on the fly?

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  • When using dry flies do you use floatant on the fly?

    When using dry flies do you use floatant on the fly?

  • #2
    Yes, all the time. I have to or most of them will start to absorb water and sink. I use Gink flotant.

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    • #3
      Yes, good stuff!

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      • #4
        Yea, whenever it starts to sink i reapply.

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        • #5
          Not only on the fly but a little on the tippet.

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          • #6
            Yea, powder on flys using CDC and none on any other type of fly, only on the leader.

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            • #7
              Yes, I do to. Same stuff as mentioned above.

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              • #8
                I only use the powder. The gel seems to give off a scent to the trout and drives off our trout from the fly

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                • #9
                  Yes, b/c usually if it sinks than the fly looses its action....but dont use it on every dry fly, i had some instances where the sinking dry fly actually caught me more fish

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                  • #10
                    Depends- long drifts, yes. I usually use it on the leader instead of an indicator.

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                    • #11
                      Depends- long drifts, yes. I usually use it on the leader instead of an indicator.

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                      • #12
                        Depends- long drifts, yes. I usually use it on the leader instead of an indicator.

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                        • #13
                          Yes you have to, if you want it to float. Haha. I use the Gunk. It is cheap and it does any excellent job of keeping your fly floating.

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                          • #14
                            yep I ue Dave's bug float. I use it mostly on trout flies but also keep some with my bass gear for deer hair bugs and occasionally foam bugs

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                            • #15
                              I always put a little dab on there, especially if I am not on the river.

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