Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Leon's Red Tag Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear
Originated and Tied By Leon Guthrie

Leon's Red Tag Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear
Name Leon's Red Tag Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear
Category Salmon and Trout Species
HookKamasan B800 Long Shank Size 10 and 12
ThreadUni-Thread 6/0 Tan, Body weighted with lead wire.
TailRed Dyed Turkey Wing Feather Fibres.
BodyHare's Ear Fur Dubbing, or Hare's Ear Yarn.
RibbingGold Wire or similar.
ThoraxPheasant Tail Fibres on Built-up Thorax with Hare's Ear Dubbing. Keep Pheasant Tail Fibres long for additional movement.
CommentsGood all round attractor pattern nymph with Red Tag Tail variation other than Pheasant Tail Fibres as the tail. Pattern works best in slightly murky water.

We continue here with more in the nymph series from Leon Guthrie. You can see more of Leon's originals at The Flies of Leon Guthrie.