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Barr's Slumpbuster

tied by J-Kno
Fly Type: Streamers,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad 79580
Conehead: Gold, sized to fit hook
Body: Gold flat braid
Rib: Chartreuse wire med.
Wing: Zonker strip, pine squirrel dyed olive
Collar: Pine squirrel wrapped like hackle

Tying Instructions: Add cone to hook and add lead.
Smooth transition between lead and hook.
Tie in wire
Tie in Flat braid, wrap down shank with one turn behind wire and then wrap to front and tie off.
Tie in Zonker strip.
Palmer rib up with equal spacing to head and tie off.
Tie in another piece of squirrel upside down and wrap like hackle, stroking fur back towards bend with every wrap (2-3)
Whip finnish

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