BC Hopper

2019-01-28T12:12:10-07:00

BC Hopper Pattern Description: This fly is a collaboration between John Barr and I, as he came up with the idea for a super buoyant hopper to use as the "indicator" fly in his Hopper/Copper/Dropper rig and I came up with how to tie the dang thing. We played with several different ideas and configurations

Barr Emerger

2019-01-28T12:11:54-07:00

Barr Emerger Pattern Description: The Barr Emerger is high on my list of favorite flies. A simple concoction of feathers and dubbing, this simple pattern is an all-around great fly. The idea behind this pattern, according to John Barr, was to imitate the adult insect creeping out of the nymphal shuck. Originally John tied this

Slumpbuster

2018-05-21T13:40:08-06:00

Slumpbuster Pattern Description: The Slumpbuster is yet another piscatorial creation from John Barr. This fly is one of the few NEW streamer patterns that are actually something more than a Wooly Bugger variation. The Slumpbuster is heavily weighted at the front end to create a fish attracting jigging action in the water and its matuka-style

Barr Emerger

2018-06-05T18:20:01-06:00

Barr Emerger Pattern Description: The Barr Emerger is high on my list of favorite flies. A simple concoction of feathers and dubbing, this simple pattern is an all around great fly. The idea behind this pattern, according to John Barr, was to imitate the adult insect creeping out of the nymphal shuck. Originally John tied

Copper John

2019-01-16T17:45:46-07:00

Copper John Pattern Description: Here it is The Copper John. I have been asked to demonstrate this fly by more people in the past few years than nearly any other, and with good reason. While not a complicated fly by any means, this pattern is somewhat involved and has a lot of parts. There is simply a