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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The fish are slippery when wet.
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