John Barr

Barr’s Slumpbuster by Hammer Creek Fly Fishing

Barr’s Slumpbuster Fly Recipe

Hook: Streamer hook #3-#12
Thread: Olive UTC 140
Tail and back: Pine Squirrel zonked
Body: Pearl braid
Rib: Copper wire
Collar: Fox squirrel zonker
Head: Black

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Barr Flies: How to Tie and Fish the Copper John, the Barr Emerger …

Barr Flies by John Barr
Barr Flies by John Barr

Barr Flies: How to Tie and Fish the Copper John, the Barr Emerger by John Barr

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John Barr is one of the esteemed fly designers for Umpqua Feather Merchants. He has honed his patterns and variations fishing the stories rivers and lakes near his home in Boulder, Colorado. The photography in the book was produced by another famed fly designer, Mr. Charlie Craven. Barr Flies offer crisp instructional photographs accompanying the tying instruction, hints and tips. Mr. Barr provides background to each of the illustrated patterns and includes tips on when and how to fish them solo and within multiple-fly rigs. The step by step instructions are well illustrated and easy to follow along. Includes popular patterns such as the Barr Emerger, Copper John, Slumpbuster and 17 other patterns.

Author: John S. Barr
Format: Hardcover 188 pages
Publisher: Stackpole Books; First Edition edition (August 10, 2007)
ISBN: 0811702367