Personal Musings

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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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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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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Welcome to the New Tenkara Grasshopper

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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A Change of Seasons for TenkaraGrasshopper

There is a shift in the weather that takes place a couple of times a year that gets me excited about the prospects of a new season to come. Anglers always have a great time when the weather warms up

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An Editorial Commentary on Fly Fishing

Everyone deserves respect no matter what happens or what they say.

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Time Gets Away From Us In The Tenkara World

Time passes us by so quickly when we focus on those things that seem to be the most important to us. This summer it has been my family that has taken much of my time and concentration. Being a home

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Peace and Tenkara

I believe that inner and outer harmony can be achieved through practices such as meditation, yoga, and the martial arts. In the past, even I have used these techniques to attain a personal harmony with the world. In each and every practice I have attained tiny segments of this overall harmony, although I have not been able to bring these pieces together until recently, and it is because of tenkara that I have accomplished this.

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