Sen’s Slump Buster Fly Pattern – Jim Sens 2020

In this video, Jim Sens ties his version of John Barr’s Slump Buster.

Using just a few materials these flies can be tied in a variety of colors, sizes, and weights. Jim creates a collar using a dubbing loop instead of traditional zonker strips giving the fly extra durabiltiy and movement. An awesome fly!


Sen’s Slump Buster:
Hook: Ahrex FW530 Size 8
Bead: Small Matte Black Brass Cone
Weight: Lead Free Wire .020
Thread: Veevus 10/0 Black
Tail: Black Pine Squirrel
Body: Lagartun Pearl Flat Braid
Wing: Dos Tone Jail House Rabbit Strips Pink/Purple/Black
Collar: Black Pine Squirrel
Zap A Gap

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