TenkaraBum Winter Challenge 8" rainbow on a size 20 SJ Worm
8 inch rainbow
I just received a Nissin starter kit (360 7:3). The rod is stiffer than I thought (this is my first tenkara rod), so I had no idea. I quickly tied a pink SJ worm on a size 20 hook and hit the water. The water temp was about 42 degrees, and no other takers today. This is my first fish on a tenkara rod.
“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
As age slows my pace, I will become more like the heron.
The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.
Beware of the Dogma