BH Hare's Ear Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail - Bead Head. The Bead Head Hare's Ear Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail is a fly that should be a mandatory addition to every anglers tackle box. This fly combines the deadly attitude of the Hare's Ear with the aggressive pheasant tail. The soft hens hackle on this fly allows it to cause a disturbance under the surface of the water giving it a unique but very interesting retrieve which makes it very suitable prey for hungry fish. This fly produces results in even the most over fished stretches of water it is literally a time tested design that is incredibly effective. The Bead-Head Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail Hare's Ear can be used most effectively fished close to the bottom, using a smooth figure of eight retrieve. This is a phenomenal Brown Trout Nymph.