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Fly Tier's Bench: How to Tie Egan's Poacher

Fly-fishing competition guys like Lance Egan and George Daniel figured out that you didn’t always need to strip a streamer to draw a trout’s attention. Sometimes a very slow, swinging and even hopping motion down deep was just what the fish were after. Egan has debuted his latest jig-hook streamer offering, and dubbed it the Poacher. It is not only a compelling fly to tie and fish, but the logic and thought process behind it are interesting as well. 

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