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[Video] Hare’s Ear Nymph by Davie McPhail

Ken Sperry

Posted by Ken Sperry

March 8, 2011

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