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Tenkarabum 36

by Rob R (FJ Guy)
(Wichita Falls, TX)

I was looking at buying a Shimotsuke Mai. I have also been considering the Tbum 36 and thought it might be a viable rival to the Shimotsuke. I like Suntech rods and I have a Kurenai that has done what I've asked of it and has even caught bigger fish than what it's designed for. The only thing that worried me about the Tbum 36 was the foam handle. I decided to take a chance and bought the Tbum 36. I was very glad I did. It truly is designed well and can do it all just as Tom Davis of Teton Tenkara stated in his review of it. I see this rod going on many fishing trips with me in the future. The fit and finish are top notch.

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Apr 25, 2016
Good news
by: Eric Kol

Another glowing report. Sooner or later I'll have to give one a try.

Apr 25, 2016
Great rod
by: Alan Luecke

I just spent the weekend fishing three different southern Missouri spring creeks. I caught trout everyday and every trout was caught on the Tbum 36, usually with a bead head UKB. It's become my go to set up.

Apr 25, 2016
by: Rob R. (FJ Guy)

If you were anywhere where I was fishing for wild rainbows, the only thing I could get them to take was a beadhead. Usually a natural pheasant tail or a black one.

Apr 25, 2016
Back in Black
by: Alan Luecke

Black was big this weekend.

Apr 26, 2016
TB 36
by: Terry Farmer

The TenkaraBum 36 has become my "go to" 12' rod. I like it!

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