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Tying the Hare's Ear Nymph

 

Variations are :

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

Check out these other Step By Steps :

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

 

Hares Ear Fly Tying Materials List

 

Tying the Hares Ear Nymph Step 1

STEP 1 : Take a bunch of hares ear guard hairs and catch in along the hookshank. Stop the thread at a position opposite the barb.

Tying the Hares Ear Nymph Step 2

STEP 2 : Now catch in some oval gold tinsel to the underside of the hook.

Tying the Hares Ear Nymph Step 3

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

Tying the Hares Ear 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 Hares Ear Nymph Step 5

STEP 5 : Wind the oval gold tinsel forward so that it creates a rib. Trim Waste

Tying the Hares Ear Nymph Step 6

STEP 6 : Catch in a few pheasant tail fibres that will become the thorax cover and leave the ends trailing backwards.

Tying the Hares Ear Nymph Step 7

STEP 7 : 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.

Tying the Hares Ear Nymph Step 8

STEP 8 : 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 Hares Ear Nymph Final Step

Final : Now pull the pheasant tail fibres forward and secure at the eye. Trim any waste, create a neat head, whip finish, cut away thread and varnish.

 

 

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