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Fly: Egan toughs it out again

Updated: April 4, 2005, 5:10 PM ET
By Steve Wright | Great Outdoor Games staff — July 9, 2004

MADISON, Wis. — A year ago, Lance Egan was shocked when an 11-inch brown trout earned him a Fly Fishing gold medal in the Great Outdoor Games on the Truckee River in Reno, Nev. But Egan felt confident Friday when he landed a 13-inch rainbow trout less than halfway through his afternoon session on Silver Creek.

"This was definitely tougher water to fish," said Egan about the narrow, brush-lined creek that was coffee-colored due to recent rains.

Egan's confidence in that 13-plus-inch ...

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