Lance Egan is on the podcast today to cover Euro Nymping, fly tying and his experience with Team USA. We talk about the advantages of using jig hooks and slotted beads and why you should avoid lower cost tungsten beads.
We get into the top tips for tying euro nymphs, the best hook for euro nymphs, Lance’s confidence flies, and why Lance doesn’t like the loop to loop connection. This one won’t disappoint so let’s get into some euro nymphing content.
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Show Notes with Lance Egan
05:15 – Ryan Barnes and Devin Olson were team members on the USA National Team. Here’s a video for Ryan Barnes’ favorite Euro Nymph.
18:00 – Jeff Currier was on the podcast in episode 65 and also worked for Jack Dennis and Team USA.
34:15 – Umpqua carries some of Lance’s flies although he’s not getting rich off of them.
37:40 – The Hanack 400 jig hook is a goto for Lance as well as hanack slotted beads.
44:20 – The Pat’s Rubberleg stone variation by Lance. Here’s a video of this variation of the Pat’s Rubberleg.
45:45 – The Frenchie, the thread frenchie, the red dart, the rainbow warrior plus cornfed caddis and bionic ant.
58:50 – Fly Tying with Uncle Cheech is a great resource on Facebook for fly tying.
1:01:40 – Here’s a link to the euro nymphing class that is at Fly Fish Food on youtube.
You can find Lance on Instagram at Lance Egan Fly Fishing.
Resources Noted in the Show
Videos Noted in the Show
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Conclusion with Lance Egan
Lance Egan breaks out the resources today for euro nymphing and fly tying. We talk about a bunch of resources that will help you with your euro nymphing game. We hear about the amazing pattern that puts the elk hair in the backseat and lots of other patterns that Lance has developed through his competition fly fishing years.