I will be away from January 13 through January 24. The store will
remain open for new orders, which will be shipped beginning on January 27.
Emails might not get answered until January 27 or later.
Kieryu with tenkara rod
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.
“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