Published Jul 6. 2017 - 3 years ago
Updated or edited Jan 10. 2020

Hi-Vis Foam Ant

Ant patterns hold a special place in my fly box, especially throughout the summer. This Hi-Vis Foam Ant is a pattern I prefer to fish in faster-moving water, plus the chartreuse post makes it highly visible at greater distances.

Materials:
Hook: Hanak H130BL; #16
Thread: UNI 8/0; black
Body: Foam ant body (small); black
Post: Antron; chartreuse
Legs: Hackle; black

Ant patterns for selective trout:

Deer Hair Ant - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zj7AkkXYMyk&t=483s

CDC Ant - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1-O9qtf5gc&t=1s

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