About the Lunn's Red Ant Trout Fly
Lunn's Red Ant is a very successful imitation of the red ant which is a favourite, yet seldom available, food for Trout.
"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'
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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