Posted on March 24 2007
“Mix beer, chimney soot, walnut leaves and a little powdered alum in a small pot. Bring to a boil, then chill. Dipping any natural materials you’re using in this solution prior to tying is supposed to make a tighter, more attractive fly.” So says an article in Men’s Health magazine by Joe Kita. The question is, are they really better looking or does the beer you drink while tying them add the apparent luster.