Tag "Ishigaki Kebari"

Fly Tying Event Scheels Johnstown CO

Interested in learning the art of fly tying? Already a fly tier but want to learn a few tricks? Come on by the Fly Tying Event at Scheels Johnstown to meet some of the most amazing fly tiers in Colorado.

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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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Do I have to use a tenkara kebari?

Tenkara is traditionally done using kebari, yet this tip might help you get over the fear of kebari.

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What is the best kebari to start with?

When starting out practicing tenkara there is always the question of what to use as a first fly, whether it is better to start with a kebari or a western fly.

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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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An Introduction to Tenkara Part 2: Setting Up

Welcome to an Introduction to Tenkara Part 2. If you have made it this far hopefully you have purchased or collected the items I listed in the Introduction to Tenkara Part 1. If not now is the time to do

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TenkaraGrasshopper’s Failed Attempt At The Tenkara “One Fly” Theory

I read about the “One Fly” theory commonly found and discussed and even debated in the Tenkara community.

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The Benefits of Tenkara and Friends

As time moves ever onwards for all of us we find times to ruminate about our pasts and presents to come. I have come to  a conclusion about my life which will ultimately make a complete circle but at this

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