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Old 07-04-2012, 04:06 PM
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Some great patterns so far guys! Tlshealy, those thread bodied ants are killer! Love the flashabou legs...


I tied up a hard-bodied sunken ant pattern that is probably my favorite ant. I fish it tandom with a nymph or green weenie. If I have time I'll do a dry ant or two also.

Hard-bodied ant

Hook: #14 TMC 3761
Thread: Black 8/0 UNI-thread
Body: Thread and dubbing to build up and then coat with Loon Hard Head (black) or epoxy. If Loon Hard Head is used, I like to finish it with a layer of SHHAN...
Hackle: Black

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