Fly of the Month: August 2021

Lunker Buster

The Lunker Buster was developed by a Manawatu fisherman (Roy Cotter) as an alternative to the Pheasant Tail Nymph. It can therefore be used in all the situations where you would normally use a Pheasant Tail Nymph.

Lunker Buster
HookHook Kamisan B 175 size #12 or #14
TailPheasant tail fibres
AbdomenBlack tying thread
RibCopper wire
ThoraxDubbed hare’s fur with plenty of guard fibres
Wing CasePheasant tail fibres or Christmas tinsel for flash back