Nissin Air Stage Honryu 380
by Terry Farmer
I got to fish my new Nissin Honryu 380 today. I wasn't sure if I would like it just wiggling it out of the box. It's a much softer rod than what I've been fishing with. I was pleasantly surprised! Rigged up with 10' of #3 level line and 4' 5X tippet. This rod is SMOOTH. It seems to cast itself. I landed a few rainbows with ease. I love it.
Recently I stepped on one of my Nissin rods. Chris sent me a replacement section in a matter of days. My latest purchase, the Honryu 380, arrived damaged by USPS. Chris promptly sent a new replacement rod to cover my loss, again in a matter of only a few days. You can't beat this level of customer service anywhere. Tenkara Bum is #1.
Walk softly and carry a long stick. - Teddy Roosevelt (almost)
Tenkara has no strict rules. Enjoy tenkara in your own way.
- Eiji Yamakawa
“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” – Benjamin Franklin
The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.