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Keiryu Trip Reports

Keiryu Trip Reports are brief essays outlining what worked and what didn't on my keiryu fishing  trips.

July 19, 2020 - Rethinking Tenjo Lines

July 9, 2020 - Small Stream Keiryu

September 2, 2018 - A trip to the Catskills

January 20, 2018 - Seiryu Rod For Keiryu / Mop Crane Fly Larva

December 3, 2017 - At least it was nearby

October 2, 2016 - Plan B

September 17, 2016 - The Limits of Zero Fishing

September 10, 2016 - Zero Fishing

July 24, 2016, Ultralight Worm Fishing

Keiryu on the Farmington

September 26, 2014 - It Really is That Good!

September 19, 2014 - Many, Many Day

July 6, 2014 - Keiryu Rig for Weighted Nymphs

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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

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