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“Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear Nymph"
Edition: February 2019
Written by: Jerry Coviello
Photographed By: Jerry Coviello
Tier: Jerry Coviello
The Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear Nymph (GRHE) is one of the most popular flies. Easy to tie and the real reason it is popular is that it catches all types of fish.
The GRHE does not imitate one type of fly but gives a suggestion of many kinds of aquatic immature Mayflies. Immature Mayflies are called nymphs and live on the water’s bottom waiting to mature and become a mayfly.
To see a video on how to tie this fly, go HERE.
Hook: 1X Long 1X Strong hook such as a Daiichi 1560
Thread: Brown 6/0
Tail: Guard Hairs from the Hare’s Ear Mask from the cheeks
Abdomen: Hare’s Ear Mask Dubbing Fur
Rib: Oval Gold Tinsel
Thorax: Hare’s Ear Mask Dubbing fuller than the Abdomen
Wingcase: Turkey Tail Fibers
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