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.
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.
Yes, there are actually tenkara guides in Maine!!! Find out more in my trip report from Yarmouth, Maine.
Wabi-sabi is a Japanese aesthetic and world view with tenkara fitting in perfectly into this world view. Join me in finding my wabi-sabi for 2016.
Join me as a reminis on an amazing trip into the Colorado High Country for some tenkara with an amazing friend. This is one trip you won’t want to miss.
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
Tenkara anglers old and new have a common nemesis and she is called the Wind. She can be a cruel Mistress at times and rarely she will offer her help to the tenkara angler.
There is joy to be found in the simplicity of a tenkara cast! Find the pleasure in a few simple steps.