Published Jan 22. 2021 - 4 months ago
Updated or edited Jan 23. 2021

Simple Ant dry fly

Ant patterns can be one of the most effective patterns during the right times of year. When you start seeing flying ants floating in the water, you should really throw these. This is a simple and easy flying ant dry fly that works well. Its quick enough to tie many quickly, and you can fill your box with a number of different sizes of this pattern. Its also very durable.

As stated, you should really check out Risen fly. Go to www.risenfly.com to check out their site. They have great prices on rods and reels and also fly tying materials like hooks and beads. Best of all you get a discount with my code. Type in McFly at checkout for an additional 15% off of their already amazing prices.

Here is a list of the materials I used on this fly.
Hook: Risen barbless dry fly - https://www.risenfly.com/collections/hooks/products/barbless-dry-fly-100
Thread: Veevus 16/0 in Black - https://amzn.to/3o2bn9Q
Dubbing: Antron in Black - https://amzn.to/2M4B7oC
Wing: Z-Lon White - https://amzn.to/3o2mvDx
Hackle: Whiting Grizzly Dry Fly Saddle Hackle - https://amzn.to/3iuANeS
Head Cement: Loon Water Based Head Cement - https://amzn.to/393fNc9

Tools.....
Vise: Renzetti Traveler - https://amzn.to/2t2FFmo
Bobbin: Stonfo Bobtec - https://amzn.to/2YWOf39
Scissors: Dr. Slick all purpose - https://amzn.to/3fbLsZm
Whip finisher: Dr. Slick brass - https://amzn.to/2tGYwDW
Fly Tying Bench: Oasis Walnut Compact Bench - https://www.oasisbenches.com/oasis-benches/compact-bench/
Hair Stacker: Griffin regular stacker - https://amzn.to/3m2ispM

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