Equipment

An Introduction to Tenkara Part 1

Welcome to the first part of the Introduction to Tenkara here at TenkaraGrasshopper.com. This part is directed at anyone who is just coming to Tenkara as a total neophyte.

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Book Review and Possible 2012 Fishing Season Experiment

Last year I picked up a copy of Modern Midges Tying and Fishing the World’s Most Effective Patterns by Rick Takahashi and Jerry Hubka. I have been reading and studying Modern Midges for quite awhile now and have now decided that it

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Tying Tenkara Flies Volume 1 Review.

Recently, I received the new DVD from  LearnTenkara.com. I had heard about the DVD from Karel Lansky of TenkaraOnTheFly after he returned from the 2nd Tenkara Summit held in Utah. Ashley Valentine had given Karel a copy along with a small press

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Finest Fly Tying Benches Of Colorado Side Caddy

Mr. Jay Burge of Finest Fly Tying Benches of Colorado designed an accessory stand and wanted me to try it out. So after having used the Side Caddy for some time now. So above is the Side Caddy loaded with

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Fly Tying Bench Update

I wanted to let you all know that The Finest Fly Tying Benches of Colorado has gone active today. Here is the link to the new site. You can also find a link to the site on the right hand

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Tanago Thoughts

I recently received a Tanago rod from Chris Stewart of www.Tenkarabum.com fame.  What is a Tanago rod you ask? Well apparently it is almost exactly like a Tenkara rod but it is designed for catching minnows or other very small

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Tenkara USA Ito Initial Review

I finally got the Tenkara USA rod I had been dreaming of since it was released to the Tenkara market. The Ito!!!!! So, since that has happened, it is now time for me to write my initial review of the

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Tenkara Radically Simple, Ultralight Fly Fishing Book Review

Today I want to tell you about a book that I just finished reading for the third or fourth time in the last twelve months. Tenkara Radically Simple, Ultralight Fly Fishing was written by Kevin C. Kelleher, with Misako Ishimura and

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