This has been a very difficult year to manage inventory. Stocks of many items are lower than I would like at this time of year. If you are shopping for a Christmas gift, please do not wait until the last minute. There is a good chance your items will be out of stock if you wait.
First fish on #32 fly
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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“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” - Benjamin Franklin
"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
As age slows my pace, I will become more like the heron.
The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.
Beware of the Dogma