Wax on your Ferrules... what do you think?
Question: Should you use wax on your ferrules?
Answer: There appears to be no solid right or wrong answer to this question. Many experienced flyfishers insist on this practice. Also, many experienced flyfishers insist against this practice. The Winston Rod Company says, "If the wax is applied and then cleaned after every other use on a consistent basis then we believe this can extend the life of the ferrule. Otherwise, the wax simply attracts dust and grime and can actually shorten the life of the ferrule."
Other folks still roll the ferrules on the side of their nose for a little oil. Is that good or bad? Why or why not?
So... what do you do? So... What do you think?