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Big Fish Rods


Big fish rods – Yamame (top) and Amago (bottom)

When I first learned of tenkara I decided it would be great for hiking into small streams so my first rod was an 11′ Iwana.  After I started fishing tenkara on the South Fork and some other small creeks I wanted to fish the Cedar but didn’t want to use a western rod.   The problem with the Cedar is that there are some big trout in there, I’ve gotten them up to 20″ and figured that the little Iwana would not be able to handle it at all.   Thus, I started looking for a big fish tenkara rod.

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