Gink is now 28 years old. Its' features and functions are unique in the world of chemistry and fly fishing. Gink has a specific gravity of only .77% that of water, which means it's lighter than water. It is a liquid emulsifier that permeates deep into the body material of dry flies. It will either coat synthetics or penetrate fur or feather. It is a light gel that turns to a liquid at skin temperature. Upon coming in contact with cold water it returns to a clear, unseen, invisible gel that keeps water from making your dry flies or streaking streamers, wet.