Nissin Zerosum Oni Tenkara 450
by Terry Farmer
I recently got to try out my new Oni 450. My wife and I went up to the Rio Costilla area in Northern New Mexico. I fished the river and Latir Lake #3 with the rod. This rod is extraordinary. It's robust, the section joints are all reinforced. It's light in hand. It casts itself. As some other reviewers have reported, the rod is full flex so the entire rod loads for casting. This rod has changed my approach to tenkara casting. If you can't tell, I'm STOKED about this rod!
“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