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.
“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” – Benjamin Franklin
"Study to be quiet." - Izaak Walton 1653
"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