Keeping Afloat with Loon Outdoors

Keeping Afloat with Loon Outdoors

Matt Callies and I sit down to unravel the mystery of fly floatant...

As a kid, that little red tin of Mucilin fly and line floatant was always leaking in my pocket, causing greasy spots to signify my fishing shorts versus my everyday summer wear. It seemed no matter how much leaked out on those hot summer days, the tin always had enough left to grease a Float'n Fool while standing in the chilly waters of the Deschutes. In fact, I don't think I ever ran out. Recently, I gifted that original tin to my bride, who appreciates all things vintage.

 

Fly Floatants have come along way, and not all are created equal. I asked Matt Callies of Loon Outdoors to break down the latest products to keep flies floating...