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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

Large River Tenkara

June 14, 2017 0 comments

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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Tenkara Zoom Rod: A Definition

May 12, 2017 1 comment

Selecting a Tenkara Fishing Rod

May 5, 2017 0 comments

Backpacking and Tenkara Part 2 Gear

April 6, 2017 1 comment

Backpacking and Tenkara Part 1

March 24, 2017 3 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

Press Release 303 Flyworks

May 19, 2017 0 comments

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

May 12, 2017 1 comment

Selecting a Tenkara Fishing Rod

May 5, 2017 0 comments

Backpacking and Tenkara Part 2 Gear

April 6, 2017 1 comment

Backpacking and Tenkara Part 1

March 24, 2017 3 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 2 comments
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Gear Reviews

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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Tenkara USA Tapered Line Review

August 30, 2016 2 comments
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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

Large River Tenkara

June 14, 2017 0 comments

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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Rigging Tricks and Techniques Part 2

October 27, 2016 5 comments

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

Seize the Moment

February 28, 2017 0 comments

“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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Tenkara Resolutions 2017

December 31, 2016 2 comments

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
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Reviews

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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Tenkara USA Tapered Line Review

August 30, 2016 2 comments
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Techniques

Large River Tenkara

June 14, 2017 0 comments

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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Kebari Box Episode 1 Tools Video

January 18, 2017 0 comments

Fly Box Fly Tying Episode 1 Tools

January 4, 2017 2 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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