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We're gonna need a bigger net!

by An Dinh
(Salt Lake City)

Here is a link to Lance Linscott catching his first big bow of the Spring on his Soyokaze 27SR.

It was amazing to see the bend that some of these fish were putting in the Soyokaze. We were into much bigger fish than we expected. Many fish were in the 16-18 inch range instead of the 12-14 inchers we usually catch.

A big thank you to Chris at Tenkarabum for putting together a Soyokaze for my buddy Lance.

Now he doesn't need to borrow mine.

Comments for We're gonna need a bigger net!

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Mar 13, 2014
Great Video
by: Jimi Fly

Never get tired of watching small nets with really big fish in them. Love those super light shorty rods from Chris, half the size and twice the fun!

Mar 14, 2014
Luv it
by: Kelly averett

Dihnski. I like it a lot. Its warming up, know what that means.

Mar 25, 2014
really big
by: Anonymous

How about a 24 inch rainbow on the amago rod? I was lucky to land a pig last year in Alaska. I had my track shoes on as I ran after him, but what a blast it was.

Mar 26, 2014
Amago vs Ito
by: An Dinh

I haven't fished the Amago yet.
But I've caught some fish over 20 inches on the Ito and the Kiyose 43MF.
I'll have to give the Amago a try.

Mar 26, 2014
Daiwa Kiyose 43MF vs Amago
by: TenkaraBum

I'm confident that you'll like your 43MF better than an Amago. It is lighter, feels lighter when casting, has the zoom function giving you two lengths to fish it, and with your hand directly on the blank, is more sensitive to what is going on with your fly. Plus, the guys who catch carp with them tell me that it is more capable at handling large fish.

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