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Tenkara Kit

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    On your way out the door, grab your tenkara rod and this kit bag and you're ready to go. Just add a tenkara rod, fishing license, and water!

    This starter kit comes in a custom mesh bag and contains all the essentials to get started tenkara fishing: Nylon Tapered Line, the Keeper™, 3 flies, tippet, forceps & nippers and an instructional booklet. All you need for tenkara fly-fishing is right here.

    The total retail value of the items in the kit including the bag is $55. You get a $5 discount by purchasing the complete kit compared to the items individually.

    Tenkara knot diagrams are printed on the bag and a booklet with instructions is included as well. 

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    Customer Reviews

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    Roy Berke (Blackhawk, US)
    I like using my tenkara gear to catch: Smaller size fish (say 8-12" / 20-30cm), Medium size fish (12-16" / 30-40cm), Trout
    I like using my tenkara rod in: Mountain streams, Larger streams or rivers
    Streams, rivers, lakes

    So far, I fished in a small lake and it was snowing. I caught a large Rainbow trout!
    It was on the first fly I picked from the kit. I’d like to learn more about the types of lines I can use with tenkara. The line that came with the kit had a strong memory of the coil it was stored with on the spool. Since I have only one good eye and even with that I need trifocal glasses, it is difficult to see the line, tippet, etc. Any recommendation on hi-vis lines/tippets? It was difficult to cast with the line provided since everything is so light. I’m sure it will get easier with practice. Bottom line (pun intended), The tenkara kit and rod seem to be high quality and I look forward to an increasing amount of Tenkara fishing.

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    Kevin Cleary (Chagrin Falls, US)
    I like using my tenkara gear to catch: Smaller size fish (say 8-12" / 20-30cm), Medium size fish (12-16" / 30-40cm), Larger size fish (16-20" / 40-50cm), Very Large fish (>20" / 50cm), Trout, Other species
    I like using my tenkara rod in: Very small streams, Larger streams or rivers, Stillwater
    Rivers and ponds

    Everything is profitable and needed.

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    Darin Higashi (Camarillo, US)
    I like using my tenkara gear to catch: Smaller size fish (say 8-12" / 20-30cm), Medium size fish (12-16" / 30-40cm), Trout
    I like using my tenkara rod in: Mountain streams, Stillwater, Backpacking and remote waters
    High Altitude Lakes and Streams

    I’ve only used spinners and baitcasters but I’ve always wanted to try fly fishing. Not wanting to spend that much I stumbled upon Tenkara fishing. I did my research and found that Tenkara USA fit my needs best and I really liked their views on fishing and life. I went ahead and got the Sato kit along with some extra different flies. We hiked up to Treasure lakes in search of Golden Trout and on the second cast I landed one! I continued to catch fish the whole time we were there. The Sato performed flawlessly even though I had barely had any idea on what I was doing, only watching videos before our trip. If you’re interested in a different way of catching fish I strongly suggest going over to Tenkara USA and getting yourself a kit.

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    Crissy Pedersen

    My husband and I accidentally purchased two and the process to return is not correct on your website and is unnecessarily complex including emailing the team ahead of time and submitting a packing slip with the order number. Even after following through on all steps it was returned to me and now I am outside the 30 day window.

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    João Verdasca (Ourem, PT)
    I like using my tenkara gear to catch: Smaller size fish (say 8-12" / 20-30cm), Trout, Other species
    I like using my tenkara rod in: Very small streams, Mountain streams
    Small rivers

    The rod is very light

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