How To Tie The Slump Buster: Fly Tying Instructional Video

The Slump Buster

The fly to bust you out of your slump, ya I said it but it’s true! Created by the great John Barr this is one of my favorite flies to fish. When big fish are feeding you can bet they are looking for a meal that is worth their time. The Slump Buster is just what you need to imitate the larger aquatic snacks they are after. This is a great fly whether you are fishing still water, tail waters or freestones.

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The Slump Buster Ingredients List / Recipe:

Hook – Tiemco 5263
Bead – Hareline Tungsten Cones – Black
Thread – UTC 140 Black
Underbody – Hedron Magnum Flashabou Purple
Ribbing – UTC Ultra Wire Brassie Black
Body and Collar – Pine Squirrel Zonker Purple

Tools used to create this fly:
Vise – Griffin Montana Mongoose
Scissors – Dr. Slick Razor Scissors
Bobbin – Griffin Ceramic Flared
Whip Finish – Dr. Slick Brass Whip Finish

Please let us know if you have any questions or feel free to drop a line in the comments.  We would love to hear what you think about this pattern!

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