Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear

Tim Flager of Tightline Productions demonstrates how to tie the Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear in this fly tying video tutorial.

A nice twist on the classic gold-ribbed hare’s ear nymph, the Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear adds a peacock herl thorax and Hungarian partridge collar – you can’t go wrong with that combo!

Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear Material List

Hook: Dai-Riki 730, Size 14
Bead: Cyclops Gold Bead 7/64, 7/64
Thread: UTC 70 Fl. Fire-Orange
Underbody: Lead-free wire, 0.015
Tail: Hare’s Mask
Body: Hare’s ear dubbing
Rib: Ultra-Wire, Gold, Brassie Size
Wing Case: Flashabou
Thorax: Peacock Herl
Collar: Hungarian Partridge

About the Author Ken Sperry

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