P.O. Box 1181, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-1181

Dubuque Fly Fishers


Flying Black Ant

Type: Dry

Hook: Mustad 94840, Nos. 12-18.

Thread: Black.

Abdomen: Black fur or synthetic.

Wing: Blue dun hackle tips.

Hackle: Black, two or three turns.

Thorax: Black fur or synthetic.

Note: Again, this can be fished as either a dry or wet fly, depending on how you treat it and how you fish it.

Source: Hughes, American, 1986.

Tier: Mike Jacobs. (Mike's version uses a sythetic wing, grizzly hackle, and a tail).