TenkaraBum Challenge - Golden Shiner
by Chris Stewart
(New York City)
Went to Van Cortland Lake, which is supposed to have quite a few yellow perch, but caught a golden shiner instead.
“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
The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.
Beware of the Dogma