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Egan's Headstand

tied by deeky
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Panfish,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad C49S, size 10
Thread: Davnille Flymaster, 6/0 rust brown
Eyes: Silver Beadchain
Tail: Hare's Mask
Body: Tan Dubbing
Hackle: Brown Hackle palmered over body
Legs: Rubber Legging Material
Wing: Peacock Sword
Head: Orange Dubbing
Tying Instructions: Start by tying in the eyes on the top of the shank (to invert hook), then move back and tie in the tail, binding down the butts. Tie in the hackle at the tail by the tip. Dub body to just behind the eyes. Wrap hackle, just a few turns, and tie off. Tie in legs splayed to the sides and peacock sword towards the hook point and behind the eyes. Dub the head around the eyes. Whip, snip, and fish.

Various color combinations can be done.

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