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ib me 11-24-2013 11:56 AM

rod choice
 
Finally decided to try tenkara this spring,after a lot of reading I have got it down to 2 rods.I'm looking at the Yamame or the Iwana. I will be fishing Mt.streams,lakes,& rivers. Looking for some words of wisdom from people that fish Tenkara. thanks for your input
:) Dennis

shimloom 11-26-2013 02:24 PM

Re: rod choice
 
Both are great rods. I fish the 12" Iwana most of the time and have managed fish to 3 lbs. At 3 lbs however it pushes this rod to it's limits. If you are doing smaller water and 8" to 14" fish it is a great rod. Lets us know your choice!

Craig

ib me 11-26-2013 06:35 PM

Re: rod choice
 
:D I'm picking up my Iwana rod fri. & trying it on so Mt. streams in the blueridge sat.
:fishing: Dennis

standman 11-27-2013 12:48 PM

Re: rod choice
 
The Iwana 12' is the ultimate all round tenkara rod. It is the rod I started with and the one I continue to use most often. For addressing larger fish and larger waters I added the longer Amago.


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