Joined: 2013/12/7 0:10. Adhesive: Zap-A-Gap. Related content. Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear Fly Tying Materials. One thing I won’t leave to chance is making sure I have a supply of Pheasant Tail and Hare’s Ear based fly patterns. Posted on: 2015/12/22 21:07 _____ afishinado wrote: I find you very confrontational, offensive and have never seen more a glass-half-empty attitude. If you take time to think about it you could probably have an entire fly box devoted to variations of Pheasant Tail and Hare’s Ear flies. No matter where I go, this fly is always with me in a variety of sizes. THORAX: Hare’s-ear or Hare’s Ear Plus dubbing Hook: 3X-long nymph hook (here, a Dai-Riki 285), sizes 12-20. take on fly fishing from the popular Rocky Mountain author and angler that Sometimes a gold bead head is added for weight and stability in the water and a strand of pheasant feather is added for a tail. I bought a huge variety last spring when I first started, but I've found that hare's ears seem to always work. I'm clumsy and forgetful so I'm a minimalist in my hobbies. £2.05. I also use real hare’s mask fur cut from the mask of a real English Hare. Nymphs. In the meantime stay tuned for my posts from the Steamboat Springs area. I use hen saddle feathers for the tail of this fly rather than the guard hairs from the ears of a hare’s mask for the reasons that they are much easier to work with and make a better-looking tail. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Thorax: Hare's mask dubbing Legs: Cock pheasant tail fibres. So why carry both? Hare's Ear Plus Olive. CDC-Enhanced Gold-Ribbed Hare’s Ear. I just always buy 14's for some reason. Sometimes it’s just pure magic. GRHE is perhaps the most recognized, fished, and proven nymph ever tied. See more ideas about pheasant, tailed, fly tying. Rib: Gold oval tinsel. Consider the possibilities: soft hackles, floating nymphs, emergers, flashbacks, bead heads, parachute hackles and traditionals. Re: Hares Ears vs. PT's #9. Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear Fly. Especially the ice dub PT. This bead-headed nymph is a tiny one that's great to fish with modern short-line nymphing techniques or as part of a klink and dink set up. BH Hares Ear Brown 12, 14, 16. Maybe it’s because I’m more confident that I can catch trout with the patterns I have on hand or at least modify them to catch trout. But the act of tying those flies always gets me pumped for the trip. For what it's worth I agree with you. From SE … Sizes 10-14 Colors: Natural, black and olive. In the end, I don't think it matters much. I actually checked with a fly shop in Steamboat Springs to get their ideas on what flies I shouldn't leave home without, but by the time I sorted through and organized my fly boxes I realized that I already had a good supply of many of the patterns. This makes sense from the research I've done cause the hare's ear imitates so many different kinds of underwater insects. Hook: Daiichii #1710 Size #12 Bead: 1/8″ Brass Bead Thread: Black size 70 Ultra thread Tail: Pheasant tail mixed with dark hare’s ear Rib: Medium Gold Tinsel Abdomen: Dark Hare’s Ear Dubbing Thorax: Peacock Wing case: Pearl Flashabou Hackle: Partridge If you have any other questions please send me an email and I’ll … BEAD: Gold bead. Over the coming months I’ll be posting images of pheasant tail and hare’s ear fly pattern variations with a story about how and where I learned the pattern and what the trout thought about it. I’ll call a fly shop in the area to get their ideas, fool around on the internet a little to see what I can find out and then I sit down and tie flies. 01-0370 #12-20 BH Hares Ear-Flashback 360 Preview. Be sure to keep the tips of the fibers even. ABDOMEN: Hare’s-ear or Hare’s Ear Plus dubbing. Pheasant tail. Thread: Olive, 6/0. Cause honestly, if I could get away with a single fly all the time, I would. Woolly Bugger Pack Pack: 6 dozen each total 36 dozen $128.00 White, Yellow Black Olive Brown Purple. Yeah that would be an interesting experiment. Similar to a traditional hares ear nymph, but with an additional collar of peacock herl and soft hackle. The hare’s ear nymph will attract fish even when there is no hatch on. But I also found that most of those articles recommended carrying hare's ears and pheasant tails, but it doesn't seem like there's that much of a difference to me and they would be imitating the same thing. Secure them just above the barb location and bind them to the shank up to the rear edge of the wire base. Hare’s Ear. 22 of our top quality beadhead nymphs for one discounted price. I'm really not interested in the entomology side of things and really into technique, so it feels natural to just stick with one thing. George Grant Nymph. The tutorial shows the pattern in natural colors, olive is also a very popular alternative. Fly fishing author John Geirach writes of the Pheasant Tail… They all have minor variations of dubbing, ribbing or collars, and they all have beads. I’ve tied all of these variations at one time or another for one reason. If you're into tying at all, maybe a combo of both might be the best. Thorax: Dark brown hare’s-mask dubbing. Hare's Ear Plus Olive. Gold Ribbed Hares Ear vs. Pheasant Tail Nymph vs. Beadhead Prince Nymph by sco06578 in flyfishing [–] sco06578 [ S ] 0 points 1 point 2 points 3 months ago (0 … *Please note that in order to keep this collection in stock, unavailable sizes will be exchanged for the next closest size/colour that is available. What people overlook at times is that, when tied with lead and flattened, a Hare's Ear more accurately moves like, and represents, a clinger nymph. Wing case: Mottled turkey tail. Cut, do not pull, the fibers away from the stem and measure them to be equal to 1/2 the hook in length. Most of the time I end up with a several dozen “secret flies” that don’t catch any more trout than my standard go to fly patterns. It will be a different kind of winter fly tying project for me and I’m looking forward to it. Polish pheasant tail nymph. 11-0160 #8-18 Hare's Ear 360 Preview. The Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear and the Pheasant Tail are the two arguably 'most effective' fly fishing patterns of all time. Where the Pheasant Tail represents a round swimming nymph. Not that I catch everyday or anything, but the times I don't catch I just feel like there was nothing there anyway. A couple of nice techniques here to take further on other patterns. Consider the possibilities: soft hackles, floating nymphs, emergers, flashbacks, bead heads, parachute hackles and traditionals. BH Hares Ear Black 12, 14, 16. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Hook: 1X- or 2X-long nymph hook, sizes 18 to 10. I think what matters most is the size of the fly and that you get a clean drift at the water level where the fish are. We plan to fish in that area for four days. Hare's Ear Plus Natural Hares Ear. Dubbing holds onto air bubbles underwater better than pheasant, giving it the look of a hatching insect. I fish hare's ear nymphs all the time. I rarely, if ever, use a pheasant tail. Well okay, then the reason is probably so you have some variety like switching lure color. The pheasant tail nymph fly is one of the flies that will never go out of fashion - whatever the time of year, whatever the fish you are after. This fly has been around for a long time for a reason. 3. Hare’s-Ear Nymph. I think I read some guy say that 14 works everywhere and just stuck with it. The former is a bit bulkier, and the latter is a bit streamlined. That's a great explanation even with the other explanations. Bead Head Pack Pack: 6 dozen each total 36 dozen $120.00 Pheasant tail BH Prince Nymphs BH Zug Bug BH San Juan Worm Red BH Gold Ribbed Hare Ear BH WoollyBugger Black BH. G.H. That's actually the kind of distinction I was thinking had to exist. It is little more than the original dressing but with the addition of a CDC wing. Ed Engle’s blog, The Lone Angler Journal, is a different They just work. If ever limited to two fishing flies for the rest of their lives many anglers would choose the GRHE and PT patterns. £2.05. I've scaled down my fly box to pretty much hare's ears and a couple of streamers exclusively and it seems to work whenever. Key with the Pheasant tail nymph is that it conveys many features of nymphs and emergers but has very little that can alarm a fish and spook it. THREAD: Gray or tan 8/0 (70 denier). Peacock; Bleached And Dyed Peacock Eyes; Peacock Mottled Brown Wing Quills; ... Hare's Ear Plus Natural Hares Ear. Hook: Daichii #1710 Size #12 Bead: 1/8″ Brass Bead Thread: Size 70 Ultra thread Tail: Pheasant Tail Rib: Gold oval tinsel Body: Hare’s Ear Dubbing Wing Case: Pearl Flashabou If you have any questions or need additional help check out the FlyTyingMentor.com fore more personalized instruction.. Click the green button below to get new nymph videos delivered to … hares ears are primarily dubbing whereas PT's are primarily pheasant. A Hungarian partridge feather is called for, but any soft hackle such as a feather from a hen cape would work fine as well. hares ears are primarily dubbing whereas PT's are primarily pheasant. Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear Nymph from Tightline Productions on Vimeo.. Gold-Ribbed Hare’s Ear Nymph. Bead: Gold, 7/64-inch. They’re my best year-round patterns, simple flies like Walt’s Worms, Hare’s Ears, Pheasant Tails and Girdle Bugs. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Whether you fly fish a 2wt on small creeks for brook trout, a 14' 9wt for Steelhead or Atlantic Salmon, or Tarpon on a 12wt; your contributions and questions will be welcomed and appreciated! Not that I'm actually going to carry both, but I suppose I do see the point. I usually just switch up entirely and throw streamers, but it's the same concept, just changing it up because you've educated them to what you were just doing. Those are the only fly patterns I tied today and that was mostly to replenish my fly box because I always carry them and they always catch trout. Weight: .015 lead-free round wire. That, of course, assumes I can find free Wi-Fi. Just having some of the patterns I’ll need isn't the whole story, though. So Hare's Ears have more action than a Pheasant Tail? They're pretty unique flies, both easy to tie and both definitely worth having. I very rarely fish a day without using it, hatch or no hatch. My Fishing Flies stocks a … G.H. It’s versatile, proven, and arguably gives the most accurate imitation of trout food of any fly commercially available. HOOK: Your favorite 1X-long nymph hook, sizes 18 to 10. Does the subtle difference add that much more variance to your presentation or is it just because fly fisherman like having options? Tail and wingcase: 10-12 pheasant-tail fibers. Tying techniques. The Pheasant Tail Nymph is probably second only to the Hare’s Ear in terms of overall popularity. Gold Ribbed Hares Ear Fly Fishing Fly. Again, a nymph made from pheasant tail, but far removed from Sawyer's one. Combining some features of both might make an even more generalist pattern. For Caddis Pupae, Scuds and chironomids we like Daiichi D1120, D1250 and D1150. Weight: 10 to 15 wraps of nontoxic wire. Bead Head Pack Pack: 6 dozen each total 36 dozen $120.00 Pheasant tail BH Prince Nymphs BH Zug Bug BH San Juan Worm Red BH Gold Ribbed Hare Ear BH WoollyBugger Black BH. Abdomen: Poll fur taken from the base of a hare’s ear Thorax: Dark fur taken from the form of a hare’s mask Wing Case: Cock pheasant center tail Tail: Hare long fibre guard hairs. Hare's Ear mimic clinger nymphs, PTs mimic swimming nymphs. Great standard nymph hooks for Pheasant Tail Nymphs, Hare's Ear's and Prince Nymphs include TMC 3761 and Daiichi 1560. I’ve tied all of these variations at one time or another for one reason. The fact is, my handful of confidence flies has a lot of beads in it. Pheasant Tail Black. BH Pheasant Tail 12, 14, 16, 18, 20. The Hare's ear is a nymph that imitates almost any natural … Select 4 or 5 fibers from a cock pheasant tail that has been dyed olive. occasionally spills over into the joy of just being outside no matter what he’s doing…. More here. See more ideas about hare's ear, fly tying patterns, fly tying. It’s all new water for me, so I guess that’s why I’m thinking I should be tying up a storm. Einars’ Floating Foam Caddis Pupa. A little effective variant of the classic that you can fish in both still and running water all year round. For classic wet flies try a standard length nymph hook like TMC 3769 or Daiichi D1560 and D1530, they have shorter heavier shanks. Gold Ribbed Hares Ear. Abdomen and thorax: Hair’s … Right? Abdomen: Light tan hare’s-mask dubbing. Size wise, I honestly hadn't thought about it. Woolly Bugger Pack Pack: 6 dozen each total 36 dozen $128.00 White, Yellow Black Olive Brown Purple. The bead head can be fastened near the eye of the hook. Hole hangs up on one, you throw the other. £2.05. I’m leaving tomorrow for Steamboat Springs where I’ll meet up with some pals from Michigan. • Hare's Ear • Pheasant Tails • Princes • Copper Body Nymphs • General • Lightning Bugs • Green Drake Nymphs • Trico Nymphs : Mayfly Nymphs Hare's Ear . The Pheasant Tail nymph is almost as versatile as the Hare's Ear. I hope you enjoy the posts. Gold Ribbed Hares Ear. Add to Basket. If you take time to think about it you could probably have an entire fly box devoted to variations of Pheasant Tail and Hare’s Ear flies. Substitute dubbing for the peacock herl in the thorax area, or use bleached or dyed pheasant tail feathers, and you can make a nymph that looks like anything you want to imitate. Clip the excess. BH Hares Ear Olive 12, 14, 16. Another type of the Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear is the F Fly version. Nov 22, 2018 - Explore James Orcutt's board "Pheasant Tail" on Pinterest. This is a subreddit for anglers who pursue, or wish to pursue, their favorite fish on fly rods. TAIL: Pheasant tail fibers. Someone did explain the difference to me, and I do see the value of carrying both at this point. Lathkill Cock Pheasant Tail Feathers; Lathkill Dyed Cock Pheasant Tails; Ostrich Plume; Peacock. I’m sitting at my fly tying bench staring into space wondering why I’m not furiously cranking out flies. It could also be I’m more confident in my presentations so I don’t need as many “secret flies” and if I do I can always stop by the local fly shop and buy them. Pheasant tail. Rib: Gold Ultra Wire, brassie size. In the past tying flies has always been a pleasant part of my preparation for an out-of-town fishing trip. 2. Brass: 01-0080 #8-18 Tungsten: 01-0085 #10-18 Tungsten BH Hare's Ear 360 Preview. I’m trying something different for this trip, though. Thread: Black 8/0 (70 denier). Jun 18, 2018 - Explore Corbin Young's board "hares ear" on Pinterest. WIRE: Nontoxic .020-inch weighting wire. We’re not planning to stay near town. Dubbing holds onto air bubbles underwater better than pheasant, giving it the look of a hatching insect. From $1.23/fly (based on pack of … Tail: Guard hairs from a hare’s mask. I substitute out the Krystal Flash legs with black pheasant-tail tips for flies that big. 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