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'
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
- 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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