Beadhead Soft Hackle Hare’s Ear Nymph

by | Mar 3, 2014 | Fly Tying, Tips | 0 comments

Beadhead Soft Hackle Hare's Ear Nymph

 Beadhead Soft Hackle Hare’s Ear

In this video tying lesson I show you how to to tie a Beadhead Soft Hackle Hare’s Ear Nymph. A proven, easy to tie, mayfly nymph pattern that catches trout and many other other species. I combine Hare’s Ear dubbing, a pearl mylar wing case and a collar of Hungarian Partridge soft hackle to complete an updated version of  the classic trout nymph pattern.


  • Hook ~ Daiichi 1560
  • Bead ~ Gold 3/32
  • Thread ~ 8/0 flat ‘Euro’ red
  • Dubbing ~ Hareline Dubbin Hare’s Ear Plus Tan #7
  • Rib ~ Gold-small
  • Wing case ~ Pearl mylar strip
  • Hackle ~ Hungarian Partridge

For the materials to tie this fly visit Feather Craft Fly Fishing or your local fly shop.  If you’d like to check out more of our instructional videos you can view all of them here.  We think you’ll especially like the video on tying the Bead Head Prince Nymph or the Fish Head Sparkle Minnow.

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