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Fly-Fishing: Tenkara rods don't have to be long to be effective

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When it comes to nymphing, the longer the rod, the better the fishing. A longer rod makes it easier to hold your line and leader off the water and stay in direct contact with your fly or flies. You can reach over currents, rather than laying your line across them and risking your fly being dragged off course. High-stick, tight-line nymphing is probably the single most effective way to catch trout in most circumstances. That’s ...

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