Two-tone Foam Ant SBS

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step' started by ScottP, Mar 22, 2014.

  1. ScottP

    ScottP Active Member

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    Trout like ants. Ants are easy. Tie some ants.

    hook - Dai Riki 320 #16
    thread - Uni 8/0 rusty brown
    overbody - foam black
    abdomen - dubbing black
    head - dubbing rust
    overhead - foam rust
    hackle - grizzly brown


    mash down barb, cover rear 1/3 of hook with thread

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    tie in foam (see Fighting Foam Torque for description)

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    dub thread, dub abdomen

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    wrap a bit more thread, pull foam forward and tie down

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    move thread to eye and repeat sequence; try to make the head smaller and keep the waist skinny

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    hackle tied, trimmed, and ready to go

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    monochrome, flying version

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    Regards,
    Scott
     
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