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Daiwa Kiyose 43M

by Rob Ruff
(Wichita Falls, TX )

Some photos of the fish I've caught with this rod. Plenty of backbone for fishing deeper water, 3 feet or more. I used a glass bead kebari and a nickel finish brass bead kebari for these fish. I caught one 12" rainbow which put somewhat of a bend in the rod. This rod is definitely more suited to larger fish. I plan on taking this rod to Bozeman MT in September for my trip there.

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Jan 19, 2016
Great Rod
by: Alan Luecke

A great all around rod. I used mine on the San Juan last summer. It should be great in Montana.

Jan 19, 2016
Look me up!
by: Larry Day Your Name (REQUIRED!)

Look me up when you get here. I've been going after big bruiser browns pretty successfully with just a normal Tenkara rod for several years now. Before September I expect to have considerable experience with a more appropriate big fish rod (or two). I'm in the book.

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