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TenkaraBum Challenge - Western Mosquitofish

by Levi Cain
(Blanchard, OK, USA)

Size 26 Black Killer Bugger

Size 26 Black Killer Bugger

Size 26 Black Killer Bugger Western Mosquitofish Proof the hook was set and not just mouthed.

I must say the western mosquitofish was a super difficult fish to catch on fly. I've caught plenty of eastern mosquitofish on fly with no problem. But the western just wanted to nibble instead of trying to full consume the fly. Needless to say I finally got one at West Bitter Creek near Chickasha, Oklahoma.

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Jun 02, 2014
by: Levi Cain

Thanks Jimi. I'm getting better at micro fishing but am always trying to perfect my skill. So far I've had about 3 years to work on it. Over time you will get better and better, just don't be afraid to try new styles or tackle.

Jun 02, 2014
by: jimi

Levi, i am so jealous of your micro fishing capabilities. awesome as always

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