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    I prefer to think of it using a green willlow...

    I prefer to think of it using a green willlow switch.
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    The Rinfu SR (high-contrast) is still listed on...

    The Rinfu SR (high-contrast) is still listed on the Diawa website at:
    http://all.daiwa21.com/fishing/item/rod/keiryu_rd/rinpuu/index.html

    While the URL lists it under keiryu rods the Mountain...
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    Chris, I have a 43M-F and I have used it...

    Chris, I have a 43M-F and I have used it two-handed in the way you describe; but I can usually manage it one-handed if my line doesn't exceed the rod length. I've found most rods are light enough...
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    6 years ago I ended up with a frozen right...

    6 years ago I ended up with a frozen right shoulder that won't allow me to lift my right arm much of anything and has defied fixing. I think it was about 2009, that I heard about tenkara and started...
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    I still have that rod & reel - not in the...

    I still have that rod & reel - not in the greatest shape, though. Ended up using 8wt DT line on it. I like to really feel the line.
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    I sure didn't start out fly-fishing for trout in...

    I sure didn't start out fly-fishing for trout in 1960s southern Indiana. I was only 15 when I bought my first fly rod & reel. I studied on it some and bought a 7-weight 8.5 foot rod that set me...
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    Honestly, I think everyone is a little too...

    Honestly, I think everyone is a little too enamored with the word "tenkara" in much the same way as I remember when I got my first fly rod - and reel - back in the '60s (I was just 12) and it seemed...
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    I got my hands on an cheap, old 2-piece 11 foot...

    I got my hands on an cheap, old 2-piece 11 foot steelhead (somewhat 'noodle-ish'- light power/medium action) rod that I'm thinking of stripping down to the blank which I think is right a bit more...
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    Very simple method of creating leverage on the...

    Very simple method of creating leverage on the hook. I made something very much like that to open locked doors in the Halbouty Geology building on the Texas A&M campus when I was a grad student...
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    Blogger is Google - has been for quite some time...

    Blogger is Google - has been for quite some time now.
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    DFS said this on their Facebook page: "Tenkara...

    DFS said this on their Facebook page: "Tenkara Has Arrived! Our model is 13' and extends to 14' 7". Come check them out at the shop or at the sportsman's show. Identical models sell for $235. Ours...
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    http://therexfly.com/?page_id=48 One guy's...

    http://therexfly.com/?page_id=48

    One guy's idea on how to pair down. Use two adapters - ie. add weight to lose weight?
  13. Study: Climate change to halve trout habitat by 2080

    http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_57d0ed50-ac5a-574f-ab8e-10cc3dc2bead.html#ixzz1WR7ejE9x

    An excerpt:

    Researcher Seth Wenger, the paper's lead author, said...
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    Both the Nissin and Daiwa Sekkei sound to be good...

    Both the Nissin and Daiwa Sekkei sound to be good rods. I've often thought that Sunrise might make a good color for a scud/killer bug pattern. I made up this 'palette' comparing them this spring. ...
  15. A plethora of Tenkara/Mountain-Stream rods from which to choose

    And most are at end of the season prices - 30% off. Unfortunately, they're all in Japan and unlike Plat or AllFishBuy they do not cater to international orders. Suggested use of Google Chrome to...
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    So in a rod of N number of sections, the handle...

    So in a rod of N number of sections, the handle is always numbered as #N and then any section is numbered as #N-x, where x is the number of sections counted from the handle section (which is not...
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    I have a 27r but have been using size 3 line with...

    I have a 27r but have been using size 3 line with a 6x tippet (which if you believe Rio is rated at 3.6lb test) to protect the rod. Still I have managed to land a couple of bass approaching 2lbs...
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    Thanks Chris, I changed that Japanese size 1 line.

    Thanks Chris, I changed that Japanese size 1 line.
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    I sat down one day and made out my own chart to...

    I sat down one day and made out my own chart to compare not only Tenkara/Japanese line numbers but also compare the pound test of a good quality fluorocarbon and also compare that to what Rio says...
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