Thursday (Friday this week!) Night Fly Tying...Scott Sanchez's Parachute Humpy Ant

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Thursday (Friday this week!) Night Fly Tying...Scott Sanchez's Parachute Humpy Ant

Parachute Humpy Ant

Hook: Standard Dry Fly, sizes 12-18

Body: 2mm Black Foam, cut strips to width of hook

Thread: Black 6/0 or 8/0

Parachute Post: Fluorescent Antron or other yarn

Hackle: Grizzly dyed brown (or comparable)

 

Below is a link to a quick video and a little blurb about the Parachute Humpy Ant that was designed by fly tying celebrity Scott Sanchez. 

 

http://globalflyfisher.com/video/parachute-humpy-ant (Troutsider Fly Fishing)

 

This is a fantastic fly from Scott Sanchez. Got this pattern from his book "A New Generation of Trout Flies". But make no mistake, trout are not the only fishes that'll take this fly. Like Mr. Sanchez said "This fly isn't a revolutionary new pattern, but my version of a foam ant catches fish"... 'Nuff said :)Got this pattern from his book "A New Generation of Trout Flies". But make no mistake, trout are not the only fishes that'll take this fly. Like Mr. Sanchez said "This fly isn't a revolutionary new pattern, but my version of a foam ant catches fish"... 'Nuff said (Global Fly Fisher)

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