[Video] Hare’s Ear Nymph by Davie McPhail

Fly Tying Video 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

Enjoy!

Ken Sperry

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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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