Hare's Ear Nymph


An extremely versatile nymph pattern. Possible to match numerous mayfly larva by changing size and color.
Hook:TMC 3761
Weight:Lead Wire
Tail:Pheasant Cock Tail Fiber
Abdomen and Thorax:Hare's Ear Fur
Rib:Flashabou
Wing Case:Flashabou
Legs:Hare's Ear Fur teased out from thorax
Head:Tying thread

The original recipe calls for a gold wire ribbing and a duck quill wing case. The recipe above uses flashabou for extra flash to imitate gas bubbles generated by emergent nymphs.