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A foam beetle


An ant imitation that is easy to tie, floats like a cork and looks a lot like the real thing.


An oldie pattern from GFF

By Martin Joergensen

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A small foam beetle is easily tied with a bit of black foam, three small bristles and the technique described for Edwards' Little Ant
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The position and bending of the beetle's legs is not that critical. Basically one set forwards and two sets backwards will do.
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