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Tying the Hare's Ear Flashback Nymph

 

Variations are :

Hares Ear BlackHares Ear Micro UV StraggleHares Ear NaturalHares Ear Flashback Nymph
Hares Ear Black FritzHares Ear EmergerHares Ear Grub

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Hare's Ear Nymph
Hare's Ear UV Straggle Nymph

 

Hares Ear Flashback Fly Tying Materials List

 

Tying the Hare's Ear Flashback Nymph Step 1

STEP 1 : Run the tying thread down the hook shank, catching in a bunch of grouse hackle fibres. Stop the thread at a position opposite the barb.

Tying the Hare's Ear Flashback Nymph Step 2

STEP 2 : Now catch in some gold wire to the underside of the hook and a length of pearl mylar tinsel to the topside of the hook (This will become the cover for the body when pulled flat).

Tying the Hare's Ear Flashback Nymph Step 3

STEP 3 : Dub some hare's ear fur onto the tying thread.

Tying the Hare's Ear Flashback Nymph Step 4

STEP 4 : Wind the dubbed hare's ear fur up the hook shank, stopping just over 1/3 of the hook shank length from the eye.

Tying the Hare's Ear Flashback Nymph Step 5

STEP 5 : Pull the pearl mylar forward over the top of the body and wind the wire forward so that it creates a rib. (The pearl mylar is secured with the rib)

Tying the Hare's Ear Flashback Nymph Step 6

STEP 6 : Now create a dubbing loop with thread, place some hare's ear fur in between the loop, spin the thread with a dubbing twister. (There are many methods for creating a dubbing loop. Here's a link to create a basic dubbing loop) . Wind the dubbed loop around the hook to create a bushy thorax. Tie off at the eye and trim waste Pick out the hares ear fibres on both the body and thorax with a dubbing teaser.

Tying the Hare's Ear Flashback Nymph Step 7

STEP 7 : Now catch in a bunch of grouse fibres at either side of the thorax.

Tying the Hare's Ear Flashback Nymph Final Step

Final : Now pull the remaining pearl mylar forward, make sure no grouse fibres get trapped and tie in at the eye. Trim any waste, create a neat head, whip finish, cut away thread and varnish.

Tying the Hare's Ear Flashback Nymph Front View

Front View : This is how the grouse fibres should look at either side of the fly, giving it that extra bit of movement through the water.

Tying the Hare's Ear Flashback Nymph Top View

Plan View : This how the fly looks from above.
 

 

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