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Lunn's Red Ant Fly

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About the Lunn's Red Ant Trout Fly

"They do not account for many fish in the season because ants are only flying a short time, but after a flight has crossed, which may be as early as July, do not forget to try an Ant. I consider it to be the surest take of any pattern of any insect." Major J W Hill author of 'River Keeper'

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W J Lunn started working on the River Test in 1887 and retired in 1923.

Creator of this trout fly: W J Lunn

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams, Still Water fish

Dressings

  • Hook : 14 - 18
  • Thread : Deep orange
  • Body : Deep orange tying silk
  • Wings : White cock hackle
  • Hackle Light bright red cock

Build up the body shape using the deep orange.

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