Fighting Big Fish on Tenkara Rods

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When I got my first tenkara, I couldn't wait to break it. The prevailing idea seemed, and still seams to be, that tenkara rods are for catching small fish. I took that as a challenge. I met Daniel Galhardo of Tenkara USA for a beer and...



Tenkara and the Sasaki Kebari

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By Mark Roberts I’d like to share just a little my insight about the Sasaki Kebari as I have learned to use it in Tenkara. I have been a Single Hand Spey, and Switch fly fisherman for many years and added Tenkara about five years ago for...



Tenkara Fly-tying

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I initially got interested in fly-fishing because of flies and fly-tying. The idea of creating a lure using feathers and thread was very appealing to me. Before I ever got my first fly rod I probably tied well over 100 flies. Of course, I got indoctrinated...



Trout Of Japan

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by Daniel Galhardo "THE SEA-RUN FORM ASCENDS RIVERS OF JAPAN IN MAY WHEN CHERRY TREES ARE IN BLOOM AND THEREFORE IS KNOWN AS THE SAKURA MASU, OR CHERRY SALMON". As part of my mission of spreading the tenkara story to anglers outside of Japan, I have made...



Saturday Shoutout / Don’t Loose That Fish

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Some stunning video of tenkara fishing across Europe. This video follows the guys from Tenkara Rod Company on a european fishing tour through Switzerland, Italy and Slovenia with the Tenkara rod. They visit some beautiful places and catch some amazing fish, including some larger than you...