Here is the fly pattern sheet for Kelly Galloup’s Ant Acid.
Daiichi 1190, TMC 100 or 101 #12 – 16
|6/0 Danville or 8/0 Uni thread, color to match body|
3 distinct segments – cinnamon, brown, cinnamon
Holographic flat mylar
Black/white Turantu-Leggs, small or medium or Centipede Legs, White – Small
- Start thread on hook and apply dubbing to back 1/3 of hook, creating a large ball.
- Tie on underwing.
- Dub slim middle section.
- Select clump of deer hair, clean and stack.
- Dub front section.
- Add a set of legs on each side.
- Whip finish and trim thread.
Other color combinations – black/red/black, black/purple/black, and brown/tan/brown
Here is a link to the Youtube video where Kelly ties the fly.