Beginners

Tenkara Process Before Tenkara Product

Tenkara is not a Zen Buddhist practice even though it has attributes that could be correlated to the practice of Zen. One lesson I find any tenkara angler will find useful is focusing on the tenkara process before tenkara product.

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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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Holiday Tenkara Gift List 2016

The holidays are just around the corner. I am here to give you, dear reader, my tenkara gift list for 2016. Give the gift of tenkara to that special someone in your life and you will remain happy for eternity!

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Rigging Tricks and Techniques Part 2

As a tenkara guide I have found a few tricks that do truly maximize my clients time on the water! In this post I will share my knots of choice.

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What is a backup tenkara rig?

Every tenkara angler I know has a go-to gear list for every trip. Some gear lists are simplicity perfected, while others resemble long range expeditionary assaults. Today’s gear list will likely look like simplicity perfected.

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What do I do for line management?

When one hears the word tenkara, the most common thing that comes to mind is “A rod, a line, a fly!” That is really the essence of tenkara gear wise. Yet a question always arises when a person is new

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Microfishing? An adventure in “Why Not?”

Take an adventure with me into the wonderful world of microfishing for tiny fish. This is truly and adventure in “Why Not?”

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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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