In todays video I show you how to tie a Soft Hackle Hares Ear. This was noted by John Gierach as one of his all time goto flies for trout. John fishes a lot of the high mountain streams in Colorado and I had him on the podcast in episode 47.
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The Soft Hackle Hares Ear Material List
Thread: 8/0 Uni Thread Black (click here to purchase)
Hook: Daiichi #1560 size #12 (click here to purchase)
Body: Hares Ear Natural Dubbing (click here to purchase)
Rib: Krystal Flash Pearl (click here to purchase)
Hackle: Partridge (click here to purchase)
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Conclusion for the Stewart
This is one of the amazing things about this pattern. It has a great name, LOL and I didn’t come up with it. A great old friend of the family, Marty Sherman created this pattern and named it after my dad or the shop. Not sure which but I’ll ask Marty when I talk to him.
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