Style of Yakka (Horse Mackerel) Fishing

I know most of western think Yakka – Horce Mackerel are just bait fish to get bigger fish eaters.

But we Japanese actually love eating them as well.

They have quite tasty white meats similar to trevally, by Sashimi, Sushi, fly, deep fly, marinated…

Why don’t you try some Yakka fishing this weekend?

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Information: Japanese Line Size “Gou” and Pond Test Strength

When you check Japanese rods, reels and lines you may see Japanese size “Gou” – written as ”号” in Japanese – and wonder, what is it? How strong is it in Pond Test?

As I am one of the Japanese angler in overseas I often encountered to the same issue.

Here I introduce you some information about Japanese size “Gou” and Pond Test strength for “Gou”.

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SHIMANO has announced to increase their fishing gears prices

This is a bit sad news for SHIMANO lovers… As DAIWA has also announced they will increase their tackle prices in 2016, SHIMANO has also announced they will increase their prices this year, which happened in 2 years ago, 2014.

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