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Farewell to Shota Konno

Nothing is constant in life. Things sometimes need to change for the greater good. People and friends come and go with the passing of time. Although certain things are inevitable, we try to make the most of now. The same goes for the leaving of Mr. Konno to his home country for a brighter future. Although I am sure that we will get to fish with each other some time or some day in the near future, I wouldn't want to miss the chance to say a final farewell to him. This time, at one of the most beautiful and historic town. Enjoy the pictures.


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Scenic architecture by the river (or longkang? You decide).


We started fishing somewhere downstream before moving upstream later in the day. Well, that was to be the plan. The water was quite clear but not perfect. I was glad that the melting of the snow didn't effect the quality of the water much. Although we didn't catch anything there. We had some follows and bites. In all, things looked rather promising (we hoped).


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Almost ready to go fishing. Some last minute tackle set-up.


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What have we here? Shota Konno lost a massive brown trout near the bridge to the left of the picture.


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Streetfishing? You bet.


Time to move on. Just as in life, nothing is constant in fishing. Moving upstream might seemed like a better idea. However, nothing is ever guaranteed in fishing. You just got to work for the fish and there's not easy way.


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Long walk down a lonely path (not really).


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A fishy looking confluence.


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How's that for a by-catch? A male brown trout caught on a Luckycraft Flash Minnow 80SP.


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One of the many by-catch trouts by Shota Konno.


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Where have all the other's gone?


Lastly, I wish you a good trip home and hope you get settled down well into your everyday life in Japan. I would surely look forward to meeting and fishing with you in the near future. All the best and take care. You will be missed and the fishes will miss you ...
[ 2011/01/03 20:53 ] Category: None | TB(0) | CM(2)
That is soooo sad
It is so sad that your fishing buddy left, and went home to Japan. Maybe one of these days, you could visit him in Japan and have a short vacation fishing on his turf again. =)
[ 2011/01/04 05:46 ] [ 編集 ]
Re: That is soooo sad
> It is so sad that your fishing buddy left, and went home to Japan. Maybe one of these days, you could visit him in Japan and have a short vacation fishing on his turf again. =)
[ 2011/01/04 19:44 ] [ 編集 ]
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