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...



My Tenkara Fix

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By Justin Pickett We had hardly settled into the lodge in Patagonia and already I’m itching to wet a line. There is a pond in front of the main lodge, with a small stream meandering through the backside of the property, as well as the Chimehuin River...



What Every Fly Angler Can Learn From Tenkara

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I DIG MY TENKARA ROD AND I'M NOT ASHAMED OF IT. It seems like there are only two camps when it comes to fishing tenkara. Those who love it and those who hate it. I think the general sentiment of the haters was summed up pretty...



3 Counterintuitive things tenkara has shown me

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By Daniel Galhardo Tenkara has taught and old dog some new tricks. Since I started learning tenkara, it’s become obvious to me, that regardless of how intuitive the method is to the novice fly angler, some parts of tenkara are likely counterintuitive to the experienced fly angler. HERE...



TENKARA+ Or how people consume fly-fishing

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by Daniel Galhardo In the 2nd edition of his book, Trout from Small Streams, Dave Hughes writes, “Tenkara can be an end in itself, but it’s also an excellent adjunct to a day hike, backpacking trip, berry picking expedition, or any other activity that gets you...