[Video] Hare’s Ear Nymph by Davie McPhail

The classic Hare’s Ear nymph is one of the most versatile trout fly patterns ever created in that can it represent a wide variety of aquatic insects including mayfly nymphs, caddis larvae, stonefly nymphs and even cranefly larvae.

Hare’s Ear Nymph Material List

Hook: TMC 3761, size 12-20
Thread: Uni-Thread, 8/0 Rusty brown
Underbody: Flat lead tape
Body: Hare’s Fur (cheek area of Hare’s mask)
Wing Case & Legs: Pheasant Tail Feather
Tail: Hare’s Guard Hairs (between eyes of a Hare’s mask)
Ribbing: Flat Tinsel, Gold


About the author

Ken is an avid fisherman of 40+ years who loves to explore and find new places to fish. He created DIY Fly Fishing to help you do the same.

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