Published Dec 2. 2021 - 8 months ago
Updated or edited Dec 6. 2021

Bead Head Legged Hares Ear (but not really)

This rather simple and easy to tie nymph works great as imitating stonefly nymphs, dragonfly or damselfly nymphs and as an all around attractor pattern. Great for nymphing for trout, or even fishing for sunfish and bluegill. I have even caught a few Rio Cichlids on this fly.

I used a dubbing I got from tying the Rio Bandito fly I put on video last week. The material used on that fly produces so much Aussie possum dubbing I had to figure out a good way to use it. And this fly works perfectly for that. Waste not want not right? So check out that fly video from last week here.. https://youtu.be/1_yGn2T5vXU

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Materials...
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Hook: Risen Nymph 9231bl (size 10)- https://www.risenfly.com/collections/hooks/products/barbless-nymph-9231
Bead: Risen Gold Brass Beads (3.2mm) - https://www.risenfly.com/collections/beads-and-weights/products/brass-beads
Thread: Veevus 6/0 (brown) - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/6-0-veevus?variant=1364810720...
Tail/thorax: Hares Mask - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/bunny-mask?_pos=1&_psq=mask&_...
Ribbing: Mylar pearl tinsel (medium) - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/veevus-pearl-tinsel?_pos=4&_s...
Abdomen: Aussie Opossum Dubbing - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/dubbing-fur-piece?_pos=2&_psq...
Legs: Montana Fly Company Centipede legs (speckled brown, medium) - https://amzn.to/3HQHO61
Head Cement: Loon Water Based Cement - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/loon-head-cement?_pos=1&_psq=...

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Vise: Renzetti Traveler - https://amzn.to/2t2FFmo
Bobbin: Stonfo Bobtec - https://amzn.to/2YWOf39
Trimming Scissors: Risen 4" Razor Scissors - https://www.risenfly.com/collections/fly-tying-tools-and-accessories/pro...
Fine Tip Scissors: Risen Spring Assist Scissors - https://www.risenfly.com/collections/fly-tying-tools-and-accessories/pro...
Whip finisher: Dr. Slick brass - https://amzn.to/2tGYwDW
Fly Tying Bench: Oasis Walnut Compact Bench - https://www.oasisbenches.com/oasis-benches/compact-bench/
UV Light: Ultrafire UV Super Power - https://amzn.to/3mX52xW

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