Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear

Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear

Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear
I was first turned onto the Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear while guiding on the Eagle River.  I used this fly frequently when floating the Eagle River Caddis Hatch post-runoff. The fly has proven equally effective on the a variety of other Caddis Heavy rivers. What separates this fly from the traditional Hare’s ear is the addition of the soft hackle collar. If fish are splitting hairs, cut off the tail to make it more “caddis like.”

Fly Tying Materials List:
We are happy to mail you any materials you will need to tie this fly and/or others.  To order by phone call us at 720-851-4665.
Hook: TMC 5263 #12-18
Thread: Red or Rust UTC 70
Bead: Gold Tungsten to match hook size
Tail: Clump of rabbit Hair pulled from a Hare’s mask
Rib: Small Gold Flat Tinsel
Abdomen: Natural Hare’s Ear
Thorax: Peacock Herl
Flashback: Large Opal Tinsel
Collar: Light speckled Partridge

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Justin Nolan

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