TenkaraBum.com is located in
New York City, which is essentially locked down.
Package pickup has
been suspended. My neighborhood post office is closed. I go outside as little as possible because I am in an "at risk" group.
TenkaraBum.com is still open, for now. Next shipments tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, April 8 (rain in the forecast).
Most international flights have been cancelled, so there is no ETA for out-of-stock items that come from Japan.
by Maple Plain, MN
I am wondering if those of you with more experience than I have can chime in on the following:
I am going to be fishing with my wife on the Bighorn for three days in mid-September. I am bringing my western gear, but am wondering if my TenkaraBum 40 might be up for the task as well. It is my understanding that we will be fishing from drift boats a good deal of the time and catching fish that are often in the 14"-18" range.
I have only used my tenkara rods on smaller streams and have never fished it from a drift boat. The fish I am used to catching are in the 10-12" range with an occasional 14 incher.
Any advice any of you sage veterans have to offer will be greatly appreciated!
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