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At Last!

by Herb S.
(Southwest Michigan)

Today was the first time my long time fishing buddy, Marlin, and I have been able to wade our favorite warmwater stream this year. Rain, rain and more rain. Even our closest good trout stream 90 miles north has been mostly unwadeable since opening weekend the end of April.

Today was fabulous! A bit tricky wading in spots but neither of us shipped water. The 18 bluegills I caught kept the 3.5 level line on the Suntech FMX Kieryu Stiff 45 humming. A couple of the ‘gills went 6” but most were 8” with a few 7’s and a nine incher. All hit a #12 Beadhead Olive Killer Bugger and all fish were released as they always are in this stream.

I absolutely love this rod. Fishing both down and across and up and across, many of the bites were felt before the line twitched or straightened out. It’s that sensitive. What more can I say? It was a great day!

Happy fishing,

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Jul 09, 2019
Good to hear from you!
by: Les Albjerg

Herb - Nice to hear a report and they you had such a great day fishing. I have been spending time on "the darkside" over at finesse fishing, so haven't posted as much over here as I used to. It is fun to explore other types of fishing, but you are right there is something special about fixed line fishing, and those Suntech rods are very well made for getting connected with a fish!

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