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The Guides Choice Hares Ear Soft Hackle has been around for a long time.  It's survived the test of time because it just flat out catches fish.  This variation of this pattern uses some materials substitutes that we believe are easier to tie with, and give you a wider variety of color choices to tie this pattern.  With this one we went with an olive color, with a hot spot head.  This pattern is deadly fished on the swing, or dead drifted because the soft hackle gives this pattern life.  Tie them up in a variety of colors and sizes,...

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Brandon Moon, Euro Nymphing, fly tying, guide series flies, hen saddle, nymph, soft hackle, Tungsten Bead, Whiting Hackle -

Today we are doing our spin on a timeless classic the Guides Hares Ear Soft Hackle Nymph.  This pattern is a must have in most fly fishing guides boxes.  It is both quick and easy to tie, but also durable, and deadly effective.  These are some very important things to look at when choosing what pattern to tie.  With the materials substitutions we make here the possibilities become endless to your imagination.  This pattern can be fished anywhere you would fish a hares ear nymph, and can be tied unweighted as well.  We would love to see what you tie....

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With this pattern we look to the wire wrapping technique inspired by Barry Ord Clark.  This technique allows you to wrap your wire body without losing the symmetrical form of the hook, and body of your fly.  We believe it also simplifies the process of tying, and adds to the aesthetics of this fly.  although the aesthetics of how it looks may not impact how effectively they bring fish to the net, as a tier I try to tie flies that also look good.  This pattern is simple in only using a couple of materials, making it a quick tie. ...

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fly tying, hen saddle, soft hackle, Whiting Hackle -

As mentioned before in the blog on the blog for the October Never Sink Caddis this is a major food source for fish entering fall and the winter months.  It is one of the top hatches for producing large trophy size fish.  This pattern is tied to be fished at the begging of the hatch just before the fish begin rising to the hatching bugs.  If you haven't experienced a fish take a swinging soft hackle you are truly missing out.  This fly is truly versatile in many ways.  First you can tie this in different colors to match any caddis...

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