by Vic Velasco
I never did get you feedback on the Nissin Fine Mode 2-Way Nagare 440 rod I bought earlier this year. I could say "this is the best rod ever made to bring in Bluegill of all sizes when fishing from a place where you have enough room to cast a 14' rod with an equally long #4 line" or "I have yet to catch a fish that doesn't put an exhilarating bend into the butt section - 10" large mouth or 3" bluegill". Or I could just send you some pictures of the unreal results! I know bigger fish are likely to break the 7X tippet I use (the local crappie slabs in my lake have proven that), but it sure is a blast to keep trying and this rod delivers!!!
All these finned buddies were caught today!
Thanks as always!
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