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Ebisu By Tenkara USA Review

The Tenkara USA Summit 2019 came to an end with a bang here at TenkaraGrasshopper.com. The Summit also added a new Tenkara USA Ebisu to the stable. I never owned the original Ebisu so this is a fresh review of an Old but New rod.

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Tenkara USA Summit 2019

The Tenkara USA Summit 2019 has come to a close. I am stoked to share my thought on an amazing weekend for tenkara and friends. This years Summit was truly amazing on many levels.

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Tenkara Hansha Podcast Episode 5

In the Tenkara Hansha Podcast Episode 5 I am sharing lots of information. During the current episode I explain why I have been gone for so long. I also found it necessary to answer a couple questions I have gotten from readers of the website. Additionally, I have decided to add a few new features to the podcast and felt like sharing those changes with you as well.

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River Etiquette: Don’t be THAT Guy or Gal!!!

Don’t be the guy or gal other anglers can’t stand because you don’t understand personal space or the unspoken rules of the river.

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The Feather Thief Book Review

While delving ever deeper into the joys of fly tying my thirst for knowledge grows as well. Recently, I listened to an episode of the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast hosted by Tom Rosenbauer. Tom interviewed Kirk Wallace Johnson, the author of The Feather Thief.

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The Reel Sisters by Michelle Cummings Review

I just read one of the most amazing books on fly fishing, The Reel Sisters by Michelle Cummings. It hit me like a ton of bricks. All in a good way and I wanted to share with you my feelings about this wonderful story. Update: The Tenkara Grasshopper Hansha Podcast Episode 3 is now included with this review.

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Tenkara Hansha Episode 2

The Tenkara Grasshopper Hansha Episode 2 is here. Best of all, the Tenkara Grasshopper Hansha Episode 2 is the inaugural guest episode. Please welcome Dennis Vander Houwen to Episode 2.

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Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide By Tom Rosenbauer

Learning to fly fish can be intimidating. The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide by Tom Rosenbauer takes some of the fear out of this awesome sport.

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Kebari Box Episode 3 Kurobe Headstream Kebari Variant 1

A kebari pattern like the Kurobe Headstream Kebari Variation 1 has an awesome benefit besides catching fish. It is one of the easiest tenkara kebari patterns to tie. The ease of tying this kebari lends itself well to beginning fly tiers. Join me on Youtube to learn to tie this kebari pattern.

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Tenkara Hansha Podcast Episode 1

When things fall into place, they really fall into place. I am super stoked to be announcing that the first episode of the Tenkara Grasshopper Hansha Podcast has gone live.

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Down by The River Book Review

There is new way to introduce kids to fly fishing. Story time and fly fishing come together in the new book Down By The River by Andrew Weiner and illustrated by April Chu.

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Tenkara Pre-Rigging

Every angler I have ever met wants to maximize their time on the water. I know I feel the same way about my time on the water. Because of this I am known for my pre-rigging for tenkara to expedite my river therapy.

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Traditional Tenkara An Exploration

Am I or can I truly practice traditional tenkara? Join me as I dive into what might be considered traditional tenkara. It should be fun for all!!!

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Entomology and Tenkara: Is it worth it?

What does entomology have to do with using kebari patterns? When we learn to recognize creatures that are the common prey of our fishy friends, we begin to understand the ways to trick our quarry. Because a kebari characteristically does not resemble any particular bug, we need to find alternate ways to make a fish eat.

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