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  1. I'm pretty tired of the argument, too. But to a...

    I'm pretty tired of the argument, too. But to a certain extent, I think a response does need to be made at times when the voices trying to define tenkara insist it is only one thing - "pure"...
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    Golden, Wonderful response. I agree it is much...

    Golden,
    Wonderful response. I agree it is much more productive to concentrate on the fishing method (as you say, “As long as what we are doing is fun and rewarding”), but I do think how we talk...
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    Golden, Thanks for this update, and for the...

    Golden,
    Thanks for this update, and for the follow up. I had a chance to check out the Suntech Kurenai HM30 and HM33 this past November, and again (just the HM33) this past week at the Fly...
  4. Thread: Big Fish

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    Brandon, Lady Fisher isn't wrong. It depends. ...

    Brandon,
    Lady Fisher isn't wrong. It depends. If you were to use a beefier rod (read: a rod with serious backbone, rating in the so-called 7:3 "stiff" range), you could play and land a fish of...
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    Jason's review is helpful, so do check it out. ...

    Jason's review is helpful, so do check it out. He focuses on the Stone Fly series. Chris Stewart has had a look over these rods too. His review is of the Caddis line here and I found it pretty...
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    Okay, I see now what you mean. Thanks for the...

    Okay, I see now what you mean. Thanks for the clarification. I've been operating under the "nearly everybody believes that casting a longer line means you will cover and catch more fish"...
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    Got it. By “super light weight” we’re talking...

    Got it. By “super light weight” we’re talking about a class of rods, not the weight of the rods themselves. But weight matters, right? I guess it doesn’t make much sense to me why one would want...
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    Thanks, Chris. Just to clarify, I'm curious to...

    Thanks, Chris. Just to clarify, I'm curious to learn about which super light weight tenkara rods Golden feels fit into the "big fish, big water" realm, if the Daiwa 43MC is not to his liking...
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    Golden, Thanks for your First Impressions on...

    Golden,
    Thanks for your First Impressions on this rod. It's on my radar to add to my collection as a "big fish, big water" rod. Quick question: What do you mean by "Super Light Weight Tenkara...
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