Tenkara on the Tone in Somerset England. 8/27/2013.
by Mark Sutton
(Somerset England )
Having "staycation" this year with 4 major jobs to do around our house. I now have all my fishing stuff all in a repainted/waterproof shed (shack) in the garden. My wife now has a sewing room & we will have two vegetable plots for next year.
Went out early just as sun was rising 06:15 GMT. Caught two grayling each over 12 inches on my Nissin 2-Way 290ZX rod!
Both on a beaded hares ear nymph. Delighted with rod performance as this is the third tip I have needed since new (all my own fault!)
During tea break yesterday watched a British tenkara video which greatly improved my technique!
A very special day.
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The fish are slippery when wet.