Son's first fish!

by Chris Lynch
(Montgomery, AL)

Wyatt's first fish

Wyatt's first fish

I've taken my son, Wyatt, fishing several times already with my various tenkara/keiryu rods. Today he was actually patient enough and cooperative enough for the killer bug to do its trick.
Caught a nice bluegill with his Kosasa 150 on ~3.5' of 3.5LL and 2' of 5X.
He was so happy about it. I hadn't even caught anything yet at that point, but later got a cute crappie with my kiyotaki.

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"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.


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The fish are slippery when wet.

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