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Dan’s Punch Story

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The Story by Dan Blanton I created my first Punch – the Tropical Punch – around 1980 to entice flats and channel snappers, snook and baby tarpon.  It proved to be deadly on Rio Chico, Venezuela snook and tarpon and … Continue reading

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Dan’s Punch Tying Instructions

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Tying Instructions Illustrations by John McKim 1. Tie in chain bead eyes 1/4 inch from the eye of the hook. 2. Wrap the thread to the hook bend and tie in small bunch of desired color bucktail. Tie 10 to … Continue reading

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Dan’s Punch Materials List

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Materials List Hook: Eagle Claw 254 or Tiemco 811S 2/0 to 3/0 (may substitute Eagle Claw 413 60 degree jig hook) Thread: Hot Orange or Chartreuse Danville flat waxed or Fly Master Plus Optics: Large silver bead chain Head: Hot … Continue reading

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