Fly Tie Information
Fly Title: Bead Ants
Tyer Name: Forrest
Originator Name: ? and me
bream and freshwater pan fish
Fishing Location: Stream
Fly Type: Wet
Body: black or red craft beads(4mm and 6mm)
Hackle: crimped nylon or feather
Thread: flat- color to match color of bead
needle nose pliers, bobbin, whip finisher, crimped nylon, red or black craft beads, hooks,2 part epoxy
these are so cheap that you will no longer have to climb trees with waders on to retrieve your fly from a limb
1-with pliers straighten bend of hook enough to allow beads to clear bend.
2-place 4mm bead on hook then the 6mm re-bend hook to original shape..
3-wrap starting at front leaving room for hackle-cross over front bead and wrap in center-cross over back bead and wrap-repeat back to front.
4-tie hackle and cement.
5-make 6 or more--turn upside down-apply tiny drop 2 part epoxy to bead cavity with a tooth pick to reinforce and secure bead to hook.
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