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Barr’s Jumbo John

Barr’s Jumbo John Fly Tying Video Directions

Barr's Jumbo John Fly Tying RecipeThe Barr’s Jumbo John is a great stonefly imitation and steelhead fly pattern.  The Barr’s Jumbo John is very similar to the Copper John, with just a few minor changes.  Mainly, the Barr’s Jumbo John is tied on a super point curved hook, rubber legs were added and the wire body is two toned.  The Barr’s Jumbo John is a heavy and life like stonefly imitation and works well on great lakes steelhead and western trout!

Barr’s Jumbo John Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #06-08 Tiemco 2499SP-BL
Thread: Brown UTC 70
Bead: 5/32″ Gold Cyclops Bead
Weight: .010-.015 Lead Wire
Tail: Tan Goose Biots
Body: Black Brassie UTC Wire >> and Copper Medium UTC Wire
Casing: Black FINO Skin
Flash: Medium Pearlescent Tinsel
Thorax: Peacock Ice Dub Dubbing
Legs: Brown Buggy Nymph Legs
Hackle: Natural India Hen Back
Poxyback: Loon UV Fly Finish
Curing Light: UV Curing Laser

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