Hare's Ear Nymph

Fly Tying with Corey: Frosty Hare’s Ear Nymph

Introducing new fly tying tutorial series from Corey Cabral – QEE – Quick, Easy & Effective – guide-style tutorials for tying flies that work and catch fish consistently! Patterns that can be tied in under 5 minutes, that are easy to tie, and that catch fish.

Here is Corey’s first QEE video – his Frosty Hare’s Ear Nymph. This variation of a hare’s ear pattern has proven deadly many times over. It’s simple, quick to tie, and effective on the waters. This pattern has put a fair number of fish on the bank. And, it works well in a range of colors.


• Hook: barbless scud hook, size 10, we recommend Maruto c46 Hooks
• Weight: Tungsten Bead 4mm in Gold, .25 lead-free wire
• Thread: 8/0 Uni red, try Veevus 8/0 Thread in Red
• Rib: Medium copper wire, try Hemingway’s Fine Wire 0.2mm in Brown
• Collar: Hemingway’s Hare’s Plus UV Dubbing in Orange
• Body: Hemingway’s Peacock Dubbing in UV Brown
• Tail: pheasant tail fibers

Maruto curved short shank fly hooks c46
Maruto c46 Hooks
Tungsten Beads - Gold
Tungsten Beads in Gold
VEEVUS Thread 8-0 E04 Red
Veevus 8/0 Thread in Red
Hemingway's Fine Wire 0.2 mm - Brown
Hemingway’s Fine Wire 0.2mm in Brown
Hemingway's Hare Plus UV Dubbing
Hemingway’s Hare Dubbing Plus UV
MG 0326 UV Brown gpnofq - FrostyFly
Hemingway’ Peacock Dubbing in UV Brown

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Happy tying & tight lines!

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