So Much Water Volume 1 Issue 3 Summer 2015 - Page 14

Tying

The Little Black Ant

S T E P S

by James Smith

What You'll Need

Mustad R74 #14 Hook

8/0 Black Thread

3/16 inch Wide Black Foam Strip

1/8 inch White Foam Strip

Dark Mini Round Rubber Leg

Dark Colored Hackle

Dark Mini Round Rubber

Ty in the foam strip by the tip about half way into the bend. Use wraps of thread to tie down the tag end of the foam strip.

Add a layer of dubbiing to cover the tag end of the foam strip and create an underbody.

A very simple to ty, very affective terestrial pattern! Fish under the surface or on the top. Add a small peice of white foam for visibility.

So Much Water...

...So Little Time!

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