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30 March 2020
Posted by Vytautas
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Tenryu Lunakia LKT79M
Tenryu Lunakia LKT79M

Tenryu Lunakia LKT79M Long story short this was my first premium fishing rod the Tenryu Lunakia LKT79M. Gave it to a friend for a day of fishing. He was an inexperienced angler. By accident he broke the rods upper part. Since then (around 2015) I have been searching for the same model. The rod even...

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19 March 2020
Posted by Vytautas
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Winter trout fishing
Winter fishing for trout

2020 started of slow. Five fishing trips all with the same result. No trout, few bites and a lot of guesses why the fish are not biting. Finally on the sixth trip (in March, so technically spring) I catch the first trout of the season. Compiled a small video of my searches. Hope you enjoy.

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28 February 2020
Posted by Vytautas
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Trout gear for every budget
Trout gear for every budget

Trout gear for every budget The point of this article is to provide anglers a list of trout gear for every budget. The list is compiled of gear that has earned positive recommendations amongst anglers. The products are compiled as sets to add structure, but can be switched around. That being said these are not...

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25 January 2020
Posted by Vytautas
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Forest river
No trout

January 1st As tradition January 1st is spent trout fishing. Found a small river I have never tried, minimal info on the web, going in blindly.  After a 40 minute drive of which 10 are on forest dirt roads I arrive. First impression - positive. Not shallow, not overgrown. Casting is not difficult, pleasant scenery....

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01 July 2019
Posted by Vytautas
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Chub close up
Chub

As the sun rises I prepare my kayak for a day of chub fishing. The plan is to target chub, before they become passive in the midday heat. In hand my trusty megabass shoreluck paired with a shimano vanquish 2000. As I head out water tension is disturbed by chub breaching the water surface. I...

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26 April 2019
Posted by Vytautas
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Ito Craft Expert Custom 56ULX
Review of the Ito Craft Expert Custom

Japanese lure fishing has deep traditions. Rivers of Japan are characterized by their short lengths and steep gradients. This is due to the narrow and mountainous topography of the country. This has carved a unique outlook on tackle and the process of trout fishing. Precise, sharp casts need finesse gear. Among top tier manufacturers one...

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08 March 2019
Posted by Vytautas
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Winter trout
Overview of Winter

Winter trout fishing Winter is over, well sort of...the calendar indicates it is spring, but reaching hidden streams still requires trekking threw a snow covered forest floor. This winter has been challenging. 5 rivers fished, 22km of bank covered 5 lures left behind, with a tally of 5 trout. Some might think it is a...

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01 January 2019
Posted by Vytautas
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2018 in numbers
2018 in numbers

2019 has already begun so here is a recap of 2018.

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18 November 2018
Posted by Vytautas
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Megabass Shoreluck XX SLX-83UL
Review of the Megabass Shoreluck

I read about the Megabass Shoreluck XX SLX-83UL in a fishing forum, described as the ultimate rod for trout, I found one in the local classifieds and soon enough the rod was in my hands. An impulsive buy with zero regrets. Still one of my favorite and most used rods. At 252cm one might think...

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23 September 2018
Posted by Vytautas
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Birds eye view of the river
Autumn fishing. A Nostalgia trip

September 2nd.   Visiting my parents this weekend. Will be fishing a river where It all began, hundreds of hours spent learning numerous lessons not only about lure fishing, but also feeder and float. I plan to kill two birds with one stone and start at a small inflow, make my way downstream to the...

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