Video: Tying the Hare's Ear Nymph

April 15, 2008 By: Marshall Cutchin

The Hare’s Ear nymph is one of those patterns that belongs in any trout fisher’s fly box, in almost any season. The folks at The Hollywood Casting Couch demonstrate — in a decidedly un-classic atmosphere — the key steps in tying and finishing this useful pattern. This tying clip is from “Fly Tying: The Beginning” (The Hollywood Casting Couch, 2007, 2 hours and 35 minutes), a two-DVD set that teaches several classic patterns, including the Black-Nose Dace, Hare’s Ear Nymph, Hendrickson, Caddis, and the Black Leech. As Fly Tyer editor David Klausmeyer said in his review of this DVD set: “If I were giving away awards for the best fly-tying DVDs, then ‘Fly Tying: The Beginning’ would walk away with the trophy for Learn While You Laugh….”