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Daiwa Kiyose 43M

by Herb S.

Oh yeah! Another outstanding keiryu rod from Tenkarabum, the Kiyose 43M is light enough to fish one handed, accurate casting at both rod length adjustments, handles both a level #3.5 flouro line and 6# Stren Gold (for weighted nymphs)very well and feels gutsy enough to handle anything that can be caught on 5X. At first I thought the 12'7" length wouldn't be needed but it comes in very handy indeed for side-casting under shoreline tree branches. At 14'1" it has the reach to hit any spot while wading our small southwestern Michigan warm water rivers. This is a very smooth casting and pleasant rod. I love it and can't wait to get it to trout streams in 2016!

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Jan 15, 2016
Got one
by: Rob Ruff

I just bought a used older model, the 43MF. Seems very nice and the zooming section is interesting. Can't wait to get it out and catch some fish with it. It seems like it would be great for some of the bigger fish I come across.

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"Be sure in casting, that your fly fall first into the water, for if the line fall first, it scares or frightens the fish..." Col. Robert Venables 1662

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The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.

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