Kieryu with tenkara rod

by Jai
(N.S.W,Australia )

I know this is not true keiryu fishing but I think this counts as keiryu fishing. My setup was simple, a Shimosuke tenkara 3.3, 6ft of 14 lb Berkley Vanish fluorocarbon, 3ft of 1.8 lb 8x tippet,a small float and a very small split shot couple inches above the size 12 long shank hook with a small piece of eastern sea garfish for bait. Not long after that I caught a juvenile sea mullet around 3". The second fish was a yellowfin bream but it busted me off, but I caught 4 yellowfin bream afterwards in the 5-8" range, all the bream put up a fun fight.

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Mar 07, 2015
Mebaru, maybe?
by: Chris Stewart

Jai, it might be closer to mebaru, which is saltwater fishing for "rock fish" found along the shore. Whatever it is called, if it is fun that is all that matters.

Mar 07, 2015
Mebaru?
by: jai

I never heard of it, I'll have to look it up.

Mar 08, 2015
Mebaru or keiryu
by: Jai

I just looked it up, I'm just going to call it keiryu

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