All kinds of ants are spread throughout the whole world due to their adaptation skills. This is why fly-fishermen have to take into account that ants are a part of the fish´s diet. We can see this because catalogues always have ant imitations, both dry and wet patterns.Although ants are terrestrial View more...
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List of materials
MaterialsHook: Mustad 9671 – TMC 3761 or 3769 (or similar), sizes #12 to 18Abdomen: red thread, UNI 8/0Head: black thread, UNI 8/0Abdomen and Head: 5-minute epoxy coatingHackle: black rooster feather
Shape the ant abdomen by wrapping the red thread until the desired silhouette is achieved
Shape the head with black thread leaving some space between the head and the abdomen, where the legs will be located
Cover the abdomen and the head with a fine layer of epoxy without invading the space that separates both
Once the epoxy is dry, tie a rooster feather between the abdomen and the head
Wrap the feather (just a couple of turns), set it firmly with thread, trim and cement