Beginners

Tenkara Epiphanies: A Guest Post

The following was an email that I recieved from Jack Bombardier of Confluence Casting. I found this very interesting and asked if he would be willing to do this as a guest post. Luckily, for all of you, he said yes! Enjoy to your hearts content.

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Revisiting the Tenkara “One Fly” Concept

When I adopted tenkara as a viable method of fly fishing I quickly jumped on the “One Fly” Express because that is how it was done traditionally in Japan and how it was introduced into the United States (at least in my little realm of reality!) I tried this fly choice method for a period of time, yet I lacked the discipline or patience to truly learn how to properly present a tenkara fly to a fish and get it to eat my fly.

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An Introduction to Tenkara Fly Fishing: Tenkara and the Spring Runoff

There is one time of year that every angler in Colorado looks forward to and dreads all at the same time. We are in the thick of it right now… Spring Runoff!!! With spring runoff we get very high flowing

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Tenkara: Fly Fishing, Philosophy, Both?

Tenkara is in my opinion one of the most esthetically beautiful styles of fly fishing in existence today in my personal experience. There are some styles of fly fishing I still have not tried like Spey Casting and salt water

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The Ten Colors of Tenkara and the TenkaraGrasshopper

There are always discussions that seem to crop up frequently and have continued to pop up over the years on what is and is not Tenkara. Most of it stems from personal attitudes and beliefs of each angler and how

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Tenkara and the Search for a Smile Part 1

As anglers, no matter what method we use, be it bait slinging all the way to casting a fly with a Tenkara rod, we all get a smile on our faces when we feel the tug of a fish. We

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Tenkara: From Hobby to Lifestyle

How does a hobby become a lifestyle? I always wondered about that until recently!

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Entomology For The Fly Fisher DVD Review

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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