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2017 Tenkara Summit Hosted by Tenkara USA

The 2017 Tenkara Summit is almost here!!! Tenkara USA is bringing you one of the premiere tenkara events back to Estes Park, Colorado. I am super excited to share the particulars of this event with you here.

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Site Updates for Tenkara Grasshopper

The Tenkara Grasshopper has been growing thanks to all of the readers who visit the site. To better serve you I am excited to announce a number of new site updates.

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Large River Tenkara

Have you ever wondered what an appropriate tenkara line setup on large rivers? Take a short course with me to learn my tenkara line setup!

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Press Release 303 Flyworks

303 Flyworks, a custom fly tying company specializing in tenkara kebari patterns and Western style fly fishing flies, is proud to announce their doors are open for business.

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Tenkara Zoom Rod: A Definition

What is a tenkara zoom rod? Learn what they are then get a quick overview of two of Tenkara Grasshoppers favorite tenkara zoom rods.

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Selecting a Tenkara Fishing Rod

Selecting a tenkara fishing rod takes a little bit of knowledge to make the correct choice. Get a primer on tenkara fishing rod selection here.

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Backpacking and Tenkara Part 2 Gear

When a backpacking trip involving tenkara is planned the next step is gathering gear. Join me as I gather gear for my trip into the Flat Tops Wilderness.

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Backpacking and Tenkara Part 1

Backpacking and tenkara go hand in hand. Let’s take a look at how you can combine backpacking and tenkara into one awesome activity.

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Seize the Moment

“You must learn to live in the moment!!!” Seize the Moment and don’t let the past or future ruin a good day of fishing.

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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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