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Hare's Ear Fritz Nymph

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Hares Ear Mosaic Fritz


Hare's Ear Mosaic Fritz Fly Tying Materials



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Tying the Hare's Ear Fritz Step 1

Step 1

Place a goldbead onto the hookshank and then catch in the thread.

Tying the Hare's Ear Fritz Step 2

Step 2

Take a bunch of hares ear guard hairs and catch in along the hookshank. Stop the thread at a position opposite the barb. Return the thread to the eye.

Tying the Hare's Ear Fritz Step 3

Step 3

Catch in some oval gold tinsel to the underside of the hookshank, leave the thread at a position opposite the barb.

Tying the Hare's Ear Fritz Step 4

Step 4

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

Tying the Hare's Ear Fritz Step 5

Step 5

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 Fritz Step 6

Step 6

Wind the oval gold tinsel forward so that it creates a rib. Secure the tinsel and trim waste.

Tying the Hare's Ear Fritz Step 7

Step 7

Take a length of Mosaic Fritz, strip the fibres off 5mm of the core. Catch the mosaic core in.

Tying the Hare's Ear Fritz Step 8

Step 7

Run the thread back to the position where the hares dubbing finished forcing the mosaic fritz down to that position. Return the thread back to the goldbead.

Tying the Hare's Ear Fritz Step 9

Step 7

Wind the Mosaic 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 Hare's Ear Fritz Completed Fly

Step 9

Whip finish the thread behind the goldbead, trying not to trap any of the Fritz fibres. Trim waste thread and varnish the thread behind the goldbead very carefully.

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