Tenkara Tips

Tenkara Pre-Rigging

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?

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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Kebari Pattern Selection For Beginners

A Tenkara Tip on how to select a kebari pattern when you are starting out in tenkara. Using these tips you can get into fish faster with your tenkara rod.

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Collapsing your tenkara rod

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

Taking care of a tenkara rod is not difficult and extending your tenkara rod is even easier. Follow these simple steps to avoid a broken tenkara rod.

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Trip Preparation Ten Essentials Tenkara Style

Good trip preparation requires not just tenkara gear but the Ten Essentials. Learn what they are and get a primer and choosing the best ones.

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Trip Preparation Tenkara Style Part 1

Tenkara is about the technique not the gear. Yet, when it comes to trip preparation, it is all about the gear! As a tenkara angler there are a number of considerations we must make during trip preparation.

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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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