Americans take podium at World Fly Fishing Championships

Americans take podium at World Fly Fishing Championships
Local News

By John LaConte

EAGLE COUNTY – The fly fishermen of Spain defended their crown at the 36th annual FIPS-Mouche World Fly Fishing Championships this week, with France taking second and the U.S. finishing third. In the individual standings, Americans Lance Egan and Pat Weiss took third and fourth, respectively, with Julien Daguillanes of France winning and Jordi Cortina of Spain taking second. Daguillanes caught 86 fish over the course of the three-day competition, Cortina caught 70 and Egan caught 60. Those fish were then measured for length and each competitor received a point total based on number of fish caught and the length …

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