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King Crimson - Kurenai diaries

It's been a slow burn - catching that first wild trout with the Kurenai. Arriving just before total lockdown, it seemed for quite a while that the nearest my new HM33R would get to water would be the old wellhead in my garden. But I love this rod, so I kept the faith and kept a diary for Kurenai & I.. April Taking the UK lockdown ban on fishing as an opportunity to invest some time in improving my casting skills, I set out to get to know  the Kurenai HM33R. Paired with a #3 NYLON line it's a dream, and I'm enjoying lawn casting for a few minutes each day to dinner plate sized targets. The targets at 20ft are very slowly getting smaller.. but a coffee mug at 30ft is still some time distant.. May OMG, the fishing ban is lifted! While still confined to staying local, I'm taking Kurenai down to some very urban edgeland water - the old and industrial Victorian Grand Union Canal. I'm fishing to the shoals of fish that patrol  the channel in front of  a grain processin

Trip Report

angling with the heart - when to fish or fish not?

バサミ life's little pleasures - tenkara incidentals #1

俳句 Haiku

road trip - a psychology

cold comfort

designed for life

the forgotten chalk stream - bamboo diaries #5

the truth will set you free - switch to kebari and unmatch the hatch

Tipping Point - a balanced view on Daiwa's Expert H44 (and other rods)..

celui qui cherche l'ombre - he who seeks the shadow