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    You completely miss the point of my comment...

    You completely miss the point of my comment Chris. I was only trying to explain why the regulations were drafted in the first place with a bit of history surrounding the struggle involved. The...
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    I just returned to this thread after a week and...

    I just returned to this thread after a week and have to say that many good points have been made. Unfortunately, it seems most comments are offered by those with little knowledge of our struggle in...
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    I am providing a more appropriate, non-commercial...

    I am providing a more appropriate, non-commercial and direct link:
    PETITION FILED ON THE TENKARA ISSUE

    http://northwest-tenkara.com/legalize/#more-374

    A WDFW hearing on the Tenkara issue is...
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    Hi K, I truly feel this is a related post...

    Hi K,
    I truly feel this is a related post following the poor release comments despite the rubber prop as you suggest. Unfortunately, quite a few tenkara anglers come from a non-fishing background...
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    From Steelhead Fly Fishing in low water by Dick...

    From Steelhead Fly Fishing in low water by Dick VanDemark wherein he cites an article by Pete Caverhill a fisheries biologist w/BCFW:
    (A) Play and release fish as rapidly as possible. A fish played...
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    When I get chance, I will post some guidelines to...

    When I get chance, I will post some guidelines to proper catch and release that I learned years ago from the late Dick VanDemark via Pete Caverhill a biologist with the BC fish and willdlife branch.
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    Having been a part of the fly fishing industry...

    Having been a part of the fly fishing industry for 35 years, I can tell you that something like 75% (or more) of so called "catch and release" anglers know little about "handling" fish. Just look at...
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    Nissin Air Stage Honryu 380

    Just received a Nissin Air Stage Honryu 380 today. It looks great and the taper is very smooth/progressive - like a bigger, slightly faster version of my old Flow 320 except it has cork instead of...
  9. Hey JD, I agree with you 100%. For the most...

    Hey JD,
    I agree with you 100%. For the most part my T or fixed-line fishing is on still water because resident trout streams are not abundant in the 4th Corner of the USA. The great thing is my...
  10. Hey JD, I believe this is social media as sure as...

    Hey JD, I believe this is social media as sure as Salvador Dali was, well what he said he was. How do we know that you can form a loop or "Tenkaragolfblogguy" does not photoshop big fish pictures? ...
  11. Oh my goodness! They have gone against Japanese...

    Oh my goodness! They have gone against Japanese Seiryu and Keiryu tradition by adding cork grips. The circle of tenkara life. First we were admonished for calling a corkless telescoping rod...
  12. I agree the Rhodo and Sato (wasn't that the name...

    I agree the Rhodo and Sato (wasn't that the name of a character in Karate Kid 2) might be pretty good and useful to those who are about to buy one - just not innovative or anything to be made a big...
  13. I agree wtih the bum. Fished, owned, currently...

    I agree wtih the bum. Fished, owned, currently own or have traded away numerous rods (including JDM 2/3 zooms) that serve the same purpose with similar configurations at the same or lower oz/grms and...
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    Shimotsuke Kosasa - value fiberglass rod

    I have fished the 240 Shimotsuke Kosasa this past season and think it is a neat little bargain rod. A JDM model intended for the vacation traveler or beginner. Good for hiking in your back pocket. ...
  15. I appreciate Tom's candid review and suppose we...

    I appreciate Tom's candid review and suppose we should admire these young fellows for their sucessful Kickstarter project, unfortunately this is just another example of throwing a few thousand...
  16. I sure hope they did not just eliminate the butt...

    I sure hope they did not just eliminate the butt section. I am probably just being my typical, cynical self however It would not surprise me considering some of the silly stuff surrounding their...
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    I fish a Fine Mode Kosansui 360 硬調 acquired from...

    I fish a Fine Mode Kosansui 360 硬調 acquired from Chris. It is the most versatile rod I own and one of 4 on my "no trade" list. I am certain the 390 would perform equally as well. A quality Nissin...
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    Hi Brandon, I am sure it is a good, useable rod...

    Hi Brandon,
    I am sure it is a good, useable rod and the company may be reputable however it is a new company without the design and expert consultation/resources that Shimotsuke used to develope the...
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    This latest of many new fixed-line "sourced"...

    This latest of many new fixed-line "sourced" offerings looks intriguing and I am sure it has good practical applications - however I would really encourage a beginner to buy one of the Shimotsuke...
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    Yes, "High contrast" may be a relative term...

    Yes, "High contrast" may be a relative term however it serves to distinguish between the 4 different actions offered in the Fine Mode 3307. That is why I used the term here. The others from...
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    Hi Chris, The Nissin Fine Mode I have and was...

    Hi Chris,
    The Nissin Fine Mode I have and was comparing it to is model 3307 the "high contrast" 硬調 with .6mm tip section. A bit longer than the Shimotsuke with a similar taper. Hope you can get...
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    Shimotsuke Oikawa III

    Quick review: I acquired this rod from a friend in Japan a few weeks ago and finally had a chance to fish it today in a small stream. It is the 290CM length. Designed with a progressive almost...
  23. Thread: Finger-Tip Vise

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    Hemostat, mini-vise grips, pin vise, x-acto - I...

    Hemostat, mini-vise grips, pin vise, x-acto - I have tried them all. This one is a little easier to handle since there is a place to put your finger tip and much lighter than mini vise grips (best...
  24. Thread: Finger-Tip Vise

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    Finger-Tip Vise

    I found a little Fiskars finger-tip knife and with the blade removed it holds a hook quite well. Mechanism like a jeweler's pin vise. A little hard to line up at a proper angle, however it is much...
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    Really good points K. I try to fish a tight,...

    Really good points K. I try to fish a tight, controlled line with no slack while lake T fishing from a tube. Primarily casting to bulging fish or structure and not so much mooching or trolling. I...
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