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Name

Goldhead Gold Rib Hares Ear

Type

Nymph (Grayling)

Author

Phillip Ellis

Inspiration

Because that is what it is!

Date concieved

Goldheads in 1980’s

Hook

12, 14 or 16 on heavy wire

Thread

Brown

Weighting

Goldhead in size to match hook

Tail

Hares mask

Body

Hares mask dubbed up to goldhead

Rib

Gold wire

Thorax

N/A

Legs

N/A

Wings

None

Eyes

None

Hackle

Optional Partridge

Tying instructions

Form a carrot-shaped body up to the eye.

Fishing Instructions

Fish deep to reach fish in fast water
Adjust hook size to conditions. Fish in a team of two.

Interesting facts

John Goddard suggests adding a hackle behind the bead softens the plop as it hits the water.

Variants