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Hard Body Ant Fly Tying Video Instructions

Hard Body Ant Fly TyingThe Hard Body Ant is a great ant terrestrial imitation.  The Hard Body Ant can be fished as a dry fly or as a nymph.  Natural Ants do not float very well, and are quickly sucked under the surface as they travel down the river.  Nymphing a Hard Body Ant on a nymph rig can be a very effective summertime technique.  The Hard Body Ant can be tied in Black, Cinnamon and Two Tone color variations.  Give one a try!

Hard Body Ant Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #08-18 Tiemco 100 >>
Thread: Black UTC 70 >>
Butt: Red UTC 70 >>
Legs: Black Whiting Rooster Cape >>
Head: UTC 70 >>
Glue: Loon UV Clear Fly Finish >> or Clear Cure Goo >>
Curing Light: UV Laser >>

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