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Fujino White Soft Tenkara Line
by Shawn in IN
Last weekend, I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Tenkara Jam in Cherokee NC and fish the local streams. While in the area, I wanted to fish small dry flies with my Kurenai for the little wild trout found in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
I told Chris about my plans as I shopped his TenkaraBum display. After some consideration, I bought a Fujino White Soft Tenkara line. It is less dense than fluorocarbon and does not sink as much. The "white" is more clear than opaque and I thought it would be more stealthy. I didn't need a highly visible line to detect strikes because I was going to be watching my dry fly instead of the line.
The line worked very well for fishing the small, steep gradient streams with a Parachute Adams. I was able to catch many small rainbows as I worked each little pool as I walked up stream. It will probably be spring before I get a chance to fish some small mountain streams again. Looking forward to using Fujino line again!
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