Bill Dorato was a well-known fly tier from the Albany, New York area, and he was a fishing buddy of my old friend Dick Talleur. According to Dick, the Dorato Hare's Ear was designed to imitate a newly emerged buzzing.
Because caddisflies tend to emerge very quickly, trout don& want to expend too much energy chasing them. Instead, the fish focus on those emergers that are crippled or are struggling to escape the nymphal shuck. The X-Caddis, developed by.