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Collapsing your tenkara rod

Collapsing your tenkara rod is just as easy as extending it. Tenkara Grasshopper is here to cover the proper way of properly collapsing your tenkara rod.

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Extending your tenkara rod

Taking care of a tenkara rod is not difficult and extending your tenkara rod is even easier. Follow these simple steps to avoid a broken tenkara rod.

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Trip Preparation Ten Essentials Tenkara Style

Good trip preparation requires not just tenkara gear but the Ten Essentials. Learn what they are and get a primer and choosing the best ones.

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Trip Preparation Tenkara Style Part 1

Tenkara is about the technique not the gear. Yet, when it comes to trip preparation, it is all about the gear! As a tenkara angler there are a number of considerations we must make during trip preparation.

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Kebari Box Episode 1 Tools Video

The Kebari Box Episode 1 Tools is now availabe for you to watch. Learn about the tools needed to start tying Japanese kebari and western fly patterns.

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Fly Box Fly Tying Episode 1 Tools

Welcome to the Tenkara Grasshopper Fly Box where I will teach you to tie the kebari and flies I carry each day. Episode 1 The Tools

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Tenkara Resolutions 2017

2017 is here and the Tenkara Grasshopper is here to share his tenkara resolutions with you. Make sure he doesn’t break his 2017 tenkara resolutions!!!

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Winter Tenkara: Staying Warm

Winter tenkara is here!!! Find out the layering system the Tenkara Grasshopper uses to stay warm for a pleasurable day of winter tenkara.

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Tenkara Process Before Tenkara Product

Tenkara is not a Zen Buddhist practice even though it has attributes that could be correlated to the practice of Zen. One lesson I find any tenkara angler will find useful is focusing on the tenkara process before tenkara product.

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Tenkara an Art or Science?

There is a depth to tenkara that exists far beyond what most anglers consider. With the question of whether tenkara is art or science I have come to a realization that is both.

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Holiday Tenkara Gift List 2016

The holidays are just around the corner. I am here to give you, dear reader, my tenkara gift list for

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Tenkara Fishing Trip Report Maine

Yes, there are actually tenkara guides in Maine!!! Find out more in my trip report from Yarmouth, Maine.

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Rigging Tricks and Techniques Part 2

As a tenkara guide I have found a few tricks that do truly maximize my clients time on the water! In this post I will share my knots of choice.

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Searching for Wabi-sabi 2016

Wabi-sabi is a Japanese aesthetic and world view with tenkara fitting in perfectly into this world view. Join me in finding my wabi-sabi for 2016.

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Tenkara High Country : A Trip Report

Join me as a reminis on an amazing trip into the Colorado High Country for some tenkara with an amazing friend. This is one trip you won’t want to miss.

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