by Terry Farmer
Caught this cutie with my Nissin 450 ZX Medium. It was caught in a mountain pond so I guess I really can't call it Keiryu fishing, but I can darn sure call it FUN fishing. My Nissin was rigged with one of John V's furled fluorocarbon lines (about 16'), 7' 4X tapered mono leader and a single size 12 barbless hook baited with a worm. The rod handled the fish just fine. I never felt it was strained or anywhere near its limits. I love my ZX.
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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