TenkaraBum Challenge - Redbreast Sunfish

by Phil Jones
(Milledgeville, Georgia, United States)

The river that I commonly visit is chock-full of beautiful redbreast sunfish (and huge bass that are too lazy to eat). The male sunfish are especially pretty during breeding season. They can be really aggressive, as I have caught several while spin fishing with bass-sized lures. But for tenkara, nothing beats a size 6 Black Killer Bugger.

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