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Collapsing your tenkara rod

February 10, 2017 0 comments

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

February 7, 2017 1 comment

Kebari Box Episode 1 Tools Video

January 18, 2017 0 comments

Fly Box Fly Tying Episode 1 Tools

January 4, 2017 0 comments

Winter Tenkara: Staying Warm

December 14, 2016 2 comments
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Book Reviews

A Fly Fishing Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park by Steve Schweitzer

October 21, 2014 0 comments

If you want to learn about fly fishing in Rocky Mountain National Park and fish it successfully go no further!

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Casting and Presentation

How do I cast when it is windy?

March 15, 2016 0 comments

Tenkara anglers old and new have a common nemesis and she is called the Wind. She can be a cruel Mistress at times and rarely she will offer her help to the tenkara angler.

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How do I cast a tenkara rod?

March 10, 2016 0 comments

Revisiting the Tenkara “One Fly” Concept

October 14, 2015 0 comments
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Contests

Welcome to the New Tenkara Grasshopper

September 28, 2016 0 comments

A greeting from Tenkara Grasshopper to his new and loyal readers on the day of the new release of the newest version of TenkaraGrasshopper.com.

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DVD/Video Reviews

Entomology For The Fly Fisher DVD Review

December 6, 2013 1 comment

As an angler I am always searching for tips and tricks to improve my fly fishing. At the beginning of 2013 I picked up a copy of Entomology for the Fly Fisher by Robert Younghanz, aka the Bug Guy, on

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Tying Tenkara Flies Volume 1 Review.

September 18, 2012 1 comment
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Environmental Issues

Clean Water, The EPA, and Corporate Greed

July 18, 2014 0 comments

  The proceeding was released on July 16, 2014 by Trout Unlimited. U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approves bills that undermine the Clean Water Act MAJORITY OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS TURN THEIR BACKS ON AMERICAN SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN BY APPROVING

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The Tongass: The Next Pebble Mine?

May 21, 2013 2 comments
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Equipment

Winter Tenkara: Staying Warm

December 14, 2016 2 comments

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 USA Tapered Line Review

August 30, 2016 2 comments

Tenkara Fishing Equipment

February 16, 2016 0 comments
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Events

An Informal Survey

February 29, 2016 0 comments

Do you want to be a part of what Tenkara Grasshopper is? Here is your chance to give us your feedback and wishlist!

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Tenkara Summit 2015 Estes Park, Colorado

September 24, 2015 0 comments
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Fly Tying

Kebari Box Episode 1 Tools Video

January 18, 2017 0 comments

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

January 4, 2017 0 comments
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Gear Reviews

Tenkara USA Tapered Line Review

August 30, 2016 2 comments

The Nylon Tapered Line from Tenkara USA review.

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Holiday Greetings

Tenkara Resolutions 2017

December 31, 2016 2 comments

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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Holiday Tenkara Gift List 2016

November 16, 2016 0 comments

The Tenkara Wish List 2015

December 5, 2015 0 comments
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Knots and Rigging

Rigging Tricks and Techniques Part 2

October 27, 2016 5 comments

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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What do I do for line management?

October 8, 2016 2 comments

Rigging Techniques and Tricks Part 1

November 3, 2015 2 comments

An Introduction to Tenkara Part 2: Setting Up

September 19, 2013 0 comments
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Personal Musings

Tenkara Resolutions 2017

December 31, 2016 2 comments

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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Tenkara an Art or Science?

November 23, 2016 0 comments

Searching for Wabi-sabi 2016

October 24, 2016 2 comments

Welcome to the New Tenkara Grasshopper

September 28, 2016 0 comments

A Change of Seasons for TenkaraGrasshopper

November 20, 2015 0 comments
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Techniques

Kebari Box Episode 1 Tools Video

January 18, 2017 0 comments

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

January 4, 2017 0 comments

Rigging Tricks and Techniques Part 2

October 27, 2016 5 comments

What do I do for line management?

October 8, 2016 2 comments
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Tenkara Tips

Collapsing your tenkara rod

February 10, 2017 0 comments

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

February 7, 2017 1 comment

Trip Preparation Ten Essentials Tenkara Style

January 31, 2017 0 comments

Trip Preparation Tenkara Style Part 1

January 22, 2017 2 comments

Tenkara Process Before Tenkara Product

November 30, 2016 0 comments
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Trip Reports

Tenkara Fishing Trip Report Maine

November 1, 2016 4 comments

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

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Tenkara High Country : A Trip Report

October 14, 2016 2 comments
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Uncategorized

TenkaraGrasshopper Merchandise Available

September 30, 2013 0 comments

Hey everyone. I know it has been a while but I wanted to let you all know that TenkaraGrasshopper is now offering logo merchandise for you. I will be adding a number of new items in the next few days

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