March Fly of the Month

Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear Nymph

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          Hook:        2X-long nymph hook, size 10-16.
          Bead:          Gold, 7/64-inch.
          Weight:       Lead-free wire, .015.
          Adhesive:    Zap-A-Gap (optional)
          Thread:       Fluorescent fire orange, 8/0 or 70 denier.
          Tail:            Hare’s mask.
          Rib:            Gold Ultra Wire, brassie size.
          Abdomen:   Light natural hare’s mask dubbing.
          Wing case:   Pearlescent Flashabou or similar.
          Thorax:       Peacock herl.
          Hackle:      Hungarian partridge.
          Hot spot:    Tying thread.

John Ahern