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Backpacking

Backpacking and Tenkara Part 2 Gear

April 6, 2017 1 comment

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

March 24, 2017 3 comments
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Beginners

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

March 4, 2019 0 comments

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

June 26, 2018 0 comments

Tenkara Pre-Rigging

February 16, 2018 6 comments

Traditional Tenkara An Exploration

February 9, 2018 10 comments
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Book Reviews

The Feather Thief Book Review

June 26, 2018 0 comments

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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Down by The River Book Review

February 18, 2018 0 comments
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Casting and Presentation

Entomology and Tenkara: Is it worth it?

February 1, 2018 2 comments

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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How do I cast when it is windy?

March 15, 2016 0 comments

How do I cast a tenkara rod?

March 10, 2016 0 comments

Revisiting the Tenkara “One Fly” Concept

October 14, 2015 2 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

Ebisu By Tenkara USA Review

August 22, 2019 0 comments

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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The Feather Thief Book Review

June 26, 2018 0 comments

Down by The River Book Review

February 18, 2018 0 comments
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Events

Tenkara USA Summit 2019

August 13, 2019 2 comments

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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2018 Tenkara Grasshopper Events

December 24, 2017 0 comments

2017 Tenkara Summit Review

October 14, 2017 0 comments

Tenkara Summit 2017 Approach

September 5, 2017 0 comments
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Fly Tying

The Feather Thief Book Review

June 26, 2018 0 comments

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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Kebari Box Episode 1 Tools Video

January 18, 2017 0 comments

Fly Box Fly Tying Episode 1 Tools

January 4, 2017 2 comments
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Gear Reviews

Ebisu By Tenkara USA Review

August 22, 2019 0 comments

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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Backpacking and Tenkara Part 2 Gear

April 6, 2017 1 comment

Tenkara USA Tapered Line Review

August 30, 2016 2 comments
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Guide Services

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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Hansha Podcast

Tenkara Hansha Podcast Episode 5

July 24, 2019 0 comments

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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Tenkara Hansha Episode 4 with Karel Lansky

October 2, 2018 0 comments

Tenkara Hansha Episode 2

March 24, 2018 4 comments

Tenkara Hansha Podcast Episode 1

February 22, 2018 8 comments
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Holiday Greetings

2018 Tenkara Resolutions

December 17, 2017 6 comments

Another year is coming to an end with another one about to start. I typically avoid making New Year’s resolutions because I never keep them. That being the case, I still make tenkara resolutions every year. These are more guidelines for the coming year. So, without further ado, here are my 2018 Tenkara Resolutions.

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Tenkara Resolutions 2017

December 31, 2016 2 comments

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

Tenkara Pre-Rigging

February 16, 2018 6 comments

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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Large River Tenkara

June 14, 2017 1 comment

Rigging Tricks and Techniques Part 2

October 27, 2016 5 comments

What do I do for line management?

October 8, 2016 6 comments

Rigging Techniques and Tricks Part 1

November 3, 2015 2 comments
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Personal Musings

Traditional Tenkara An Exploration

February 9, 2018 10 comments

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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2018 Tenkara Resolutions

December 17, 2017 6 comments

A Sad Day at Tenkara Grasshopper

August 18, 2017 0 comments

Site Updates for Tenkara Grasshopper

June 29, 2017 0 comments

Seize the Moment

February 28, 2017 0 comments
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Reviews

Ebisu By Tenkara USA Review

August 22, 2019 0 comments

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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The Feather Thief Book Review

June 26, 2018 0 comments

Down by The River Book Review

February 18, 2018 0 comments
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Techniques

The Feather Thief Book Review

June 26, 2018 0 comments

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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Tenkara Pre-Rigging

February 16, 2018 6 comments

Entomology and Tenkara: Is it worth it?

February 1, 2018 2 comments

Thoughts on Tenkara Fly Control

August 9, 2017 8 comments
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Tenkara Tips

Tenkara Pre-Rigging

February 16, 2018 6 comments

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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Entomology and Tenkara: Is it worth it?

February 1, 2018 2 comments

Kebari Pattern Selection For Beginners

October 31, 2017 2 comments

Collapsing your tenkara rod

February 10, 2017 0 comments

Extending your tenkara rod

February 7, 2017 1 comment
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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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