How do you fish Slumpbuster?

How do you fish Slumpbuster?

In shallow water use a floating line and strip it with short jerks. When you strip this fly the head comes up and it dives down between strips. In deeper water use a full sinking line, let the line sink for a bit and again strip it erratically. This movement drives the fish crazy, and they have to hit it hard.

How do you tie a bunny Zonker?

Fly tying instructions

  1. Put the hook in the vise in the hook up position as shown.
  2. Tie the zonker strip down very firmly with some strong thread wraps.
  3. Tie in the tip of a cross-cut zonker strip.
  4. Wrap the zonker strip forward with tight wraps to form the body.
  5. Fit the Baitfish Head and position in place.

What does a Pink Squirrel Fly imitate?

The Pink Squirrel combines the natural “bugginess” of hare’s-ear dubbing with the razmataz attraction of a gold bead, Krystal Flash, and sparkly pink dubbing. The result is a heavy fly that will get to the bottom quickly and makes a real show of itself.

What is a Zonker fly pattern?

Zonker fly patterns are great for picking out larger trout, as well as pike. Here are nine easy ones to tie. What is a zonker fly? A zonker is a fly made from a strip of fur. The strips are known as zonker strips and they have the hide attached. Once waterlogged, this softens and create a fly with bulk that pulsates when retrieved.

Are Zonker strips made from rabbit?

No, zonker strips are typically rabbit, but they can also be made from squirrel (especially pine squirrel) and also mink, but these are generally called mink strips. Pine squirrel strips are smaller and better suited to smaller fly patterns.

What is the difference between squirrel strips and mink strips?

Pine squirrel strips are smaller and better suited to smaller fly patterns. Mink strips are much more mobile than rabbit, and when tied they result in flies generally known as minkies. Minkies and zonkers are much the same – only the material differs.

How do you fish a Zone Zonker?

Zonkers are very versatile and can be fished in many different ways. They’re usually weighted with a bead or conehead and sometimes use a leaded underbody to get them down into the deeper water. This helps add extra movement to the fly and means they can be fished in deeper water from a floating line.