I demonstrate how to tie a Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear in todays fly tying video.  The Guide’s Choice is widely considered one of the best all around nymph patterns.

No secret why, as it blends just about all of the finest trout materials you can think of.  See the materials list below.

Click Here to watch the video on the Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear:


Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear Fly Tying Materials

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 get right back to you.  What’s your biggest struggle with fly tying right now?  Leave a comment below.

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    • Thanks for checking in Brian. I love the classics especially anything with Peacock in it. It’s like natures Krystal Flash! Talk soon.