by Jimi Fly
I've been making fishing videos on You Tube for a a couple months now. This morning I went down to my local lake in some flip flops with a cup of coffee. I brought my Honryu 380 with the #4 Orange line and one beat up killer bug. I ended up catching around 20 or so but my camera died at the 5th fish. I really like finding a spot and then just squatting down and hauling some fish in. I think this is a great way to slow down your casting stroke and it makes it easier to see subtle strikes on your line. I don't want to toot my own horn but I do think this video illustrates a different view of what Tenkara can be. Hope you like it!
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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.
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