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Tenkara rod care and maintenance

Tenkara rod care and maintenance

Proper care of your tenkara rod will ensure it performs well and decrease chances of the rod breaking. Here’s how to care for your tenkara rod. Tenkara rods have a...

Tenkara Casting Tips

Tenkara Casting Tips

An excerpt from tenkara – the book One does not have to go to summer camp or learn physics to learn how to fly cast, at least not with tenkara. Tenkara...

Catch & Release

Catch & Release

CATCH AND RELEASEPRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES by Jack WilliamsAn excerpt from the Tenkara Magazine 2015One of the true joys of fishing is not only catching fish, but realizing that you have...

Mr. Yoshida ties a Kenbane tenkara fly

Mr. Yoshida ties a Kenbane tenkara fly

Mr. Takashi Yoshida is an innovative fly tyer based in Japan. Here he shows how to tie a tenkara fly using the Alula feather of a pheasant, known in Japanese as...

Tenkara Summit 2019

Tenkara Summit 2019

The 2019 Tenkara Summit, which celebrated our 10th anniversary is now behind us. It was a blast of an event. In the coming days we will try putting out more...

Quick Facts

Quick Facts

tenkara The Book Now in its third printing!   - Website launch date: April 12, 2009 - Based in Boulder, Colorado (started in San Francisco, moved to Boulder in 2012)...

tenkara+ Run: The Flyathlon

tenkara+ Run: The Flyathlon

Run, Fish, Beer! That’s the tagline for the Flyathlon, an event that brings together people to run a race, catch a fish, and at the end of the day enjoy...