HARE’S EAR HALF-HOG HOP­PER

Trout & Salmon (UK) - - Half-Hogs -

Hook Size 10-12 Fulling Mill All Pur­pose Medium Thread Black Butt Flat Mi­rage pearl tin­sel Rib Flat Mi­rage pearl tin­sel, twisted Body Hare’s mask fur First wing tuft Light roe deer hair Dub­bing Hare’s mask fur Sec­ond wing tuft Light roe deer hair Legs Two pairs of cock pheas­ant tail fi­bres Hackle Golden olive hen, two turns There’s al­ways a need for hare’s ear pat­terns in any­body’s trout fly se­lec­tion, and the Half-hog Hop­per cov­ers a mul­ti­tude of jobs. It func­tions well as a corixa im­i­ta­tor, and also for pale midge and sedge. It works on the far-north­ern lochs and the Mid­lands reser­voirs.

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