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Tying the Hare's Ear

Micro UV Straggle 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 Flashback Nymph

 

Hares Ear Fly Tying Materials List

 

Tying the Hares Ear Micro UV Straggle 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 Micro UV Straggle Nymph Step 2

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

Tying the Hares Ear Micro UV Straggle Nymph Step 3

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

Tying the Hares Ear Micro UV Straggle 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 Micro UV Straggle Nymph Step 5

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

Tying the Hares Ear Micro UV Straggle Nymph Step 6

STEP 6 : Catch in a few pheasant tail fibres that will become the thorax cover and leave the ends trailing backwards, then catch in a length of Micro UV Straggle Fritz.

Tying the Hares Ear Micro UV Straggle Nymph Step 7

Step 7: Wind the Micro UV Straggle Fritz towards the eye. After each wind, brush the fibres backwards with your fingers and then perform the next wind, this prevents the fibres being trapped. (Wetting the finger sometimes helps).

Tying the Hares Ear Micro UV Straggle 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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