TenkaraBum Challenge - Largemouth bass

by Karl Lawson
(Las Vegas, NV)

My son and I finally got out for an afternoon of fishing at a marsh about an hour north of Las Vegas. I was using the Nissin Pro Spec, whose 2-way zoom feature is proving very handy for those fish near the bank or under thick cottonwoods. I caught quite a few little bluegills and little bass on the black Killer Bugger: size 10 for the bluegill, and size 6 for the bass.

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