TFO Soft Hackle Rod
I bought the TFO 11'6" Soft Hackle rod as a Christmas present for myself with my wife's permission of course. I finally had an opportunity to use it twice this week. Once at Lake Tanneycomo in MO. and this past Saturday at Broken Bow, OK. I caught a 12" rainbow at Tanneycomo swinging a size 18 midge. I caught the 18" rainbow pictured at Broken Bow on the spillway creek using a size 16 hybrid prince nymph with a tan size 18 zebra midge below it. What a hoot. Not sure which fly hooked the fish because it came out once the fish was in the net. The rod did very well handling this trout.
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.