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Tenkara Fishing Tips

Tenkara How To

How to Choose a Tenkara Rod (2018)

How to Choose a Tenkara Rod (2018)

In this video, tenkara guide Allie Marriott will guide you through the process of how to choose a tenkara rod among our selection.From tight waters to big rivers, and large...

Ep.8: How to Land Fish with Tenkara

Ep.8: How to Land Fish with Tenkara

In episode 8 of our series, the "2-minute Guides to Tenkara", Daniel answers the question of "how do you land a fish with a tenkara rod since there is no...

About tenkara flies (Episode 4)

About tenkara flies (Episode 4)

In episode 4 of our series, the “2-minute Guides to Tenkara”, Daniel Galhardo talks about tenkara flies and focuses on the reverse-hackle style tenkara fly, the sakasa kebari.You can also...

Intro to tenkara (Episode 1)

Intro to tenkara (Episode 1)

In the first episode of our new series, the “2-minute Guides to Tenkara”, Daniel Galhardo introduces viewers to the basic concepts behind the simple Japanese method of fly-fishing. Throughout the...

Casting with a Tenkara Rod

Casting with a Tenkara Rod

Tips for helping with your casting Sometimes there is a tip I can share here or there that can make a big difference. Usually it is pretty easy to get...

Knots for tenkara

Knots for tenkara

Learn the basic knots used in tenkara fly-fishing. Tie your tenkara line to rod, tippet to line and fly to tippet. There are a few knots that are more or...

Pause-and-drift technique and landing

Pause-and-drift technique and landing

Here’s a good video shot at Mossy Creek, Virginia, demonstrating the effective use of the pause-and-drift technique for tenkara. It also perfectly illustrates how to land a fish with tenkara....

Techniques for tenkara

Techniques for tenkara

Tenkara places more emphasis on technique rather than gear. One way to simplify is to reduce the number of fly choices and try different techniques. In Japan I’ve had the...

Learn How to cast with tenkara

Learn How to cast with tenkara

Casting with tenkara rods is not difficult. In fact, we find it to be a very intuitive thing to do. Learn how to cast tenkara rods in this video with...