Sunday Classic / Tenkara, the new Bamboo

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A GUEST POST BY TIM HARRIS OF NORTHWEST-TENKARA.COM Fly fishing began in both the west and east with a long supple rod, a fixed line, a leader and a fly. This is how Dame Juliana Berners, Issac Walton and Japanese commercial fisherman fished. Time went by and...



Saturday Shoutout / Tenkara Tying

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A collection of Kaberi tying videos from Northwest Tenkara. It’s been a while since we had some good tenkara info so I though I’d share these great tying videos. Like all things tenkara, these flies are simple but effective. I’m especially fond of the Midge Kaberi...



Let it ride

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By Daniel Galhardo DON’T RECAST YOUR FLY UNTIL IT’S HAD A CHANCE. It takes some time to learn how to read water well. But, at least when it comes to fishing mountain streams, the concept is easy to grasp: fish are looking for food and shelter, and...



New Products From Tenkara USA

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Tenkara USA is fine-tuning their presentation. I love these rods and the company that makes them. This year Tenkara USA is focusing on the details, with an ingenious line keeper, new Tenkara kits and new and improved rod tubes. If you've never tried Tenkara, it's...



Tenkara Steelhead

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By Tim Harris Can tenkara make one a better steelheader? When I moved to the Pacific Northwest over 20 years ago I was thrilled to finally be living in the land of steelhead. The fish was almost mythic growing up in the Midwest and I’d spent a...