One more nymph pattern fly tying video tutorial coming from Epic Outdoor Adventures – how to tie a Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear Nymph. A Guide’s Choice is a variation of a Hare’s Ear Nymph with a hot spot added and soft hackle used. A real classic fly, very versatile and super-effective. The steps are easy to follow – give it a go.
To tie this version of Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear Nymph, you need the following:
- Hook: Hemingway’s Nymph Barbless HC114 Hooks in size #14
- Bead: Tungsten Beads in Gold, 2.5mm
- Thread: 70 denier in Red, we recommend Hemingway’s Thread 8/0
- Weight: 0.020” lead wire
- Tail: Hare’s mask
- Ribbing: Brass wire
- Body: Hemingway’s Hare UV Plus Dubbing
- Wing case: Flashabou
- Thorax: Peacock herl
- Hackle: Partridge feather
- A dab of head cement
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