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First fish on #32 fly

by Jai
(N.S.W,Australia )

The setup was a Shimotsuke tenkara 3.3 with 7' of level line, 3ft of 1.8lb tippet and a #32 white killer bugger. I hooked a 2" yellowfin bream but he threw the hook before I landed it, but the next fish was a 4" hardyhead I landed it, my first fish on a #32 fly and my first true micro.

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Mar 08, 2015
by: Chris

Congratulations on your first micro and your first fish on a #32 hook. Do you have a photo of it so you could enter it into the TenkaraBum Winter Challenge?

Mar 08, 2015
Good Going!
by: farmer

Congratulations Jai. Catching Micros puts smiles on faces.

Mar 08, 2015
by: Jai

Yes I do have photos of the fish Chris,I'll try to enter it in the challange and put the photos on this page.

Mar 08, 2015
May have to send them separately
by: Chris

Jai, once you have submitted a "My Tenkara Stories" page, I don't think you can then add photos. I can add them, though, so send them as an entry for the Winter Challenge and I will also put them on this page.

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