Tenkara Talk Trivia
Oct18

Tenkara Talk Trivia

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ve probably seen some changes over the years.  So I thought it would be fun to give a little history on the site, and where it is now. 1.  This website started out as backpackflyfishing.com.  Originally, the main focus was on fly fishing and lightweight backpacking but it soon morphed into a tenkara only site and eventually became “TenkaraTalk”.  I found myself...

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Why I Left Tenkara USA

It’s with great sadness today that I announce my resignation from Tenkara USA.  Some of you might know that about two months ago, I joined the Tenkara USA team to help out with marketing and content development.  It was a great opportunity and of course I jumped at the chance but after getting into it, I found that it wasn’t feasible due to one factor that I overlooked:  time.  I have a full time job and a three-month old...

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Free TenkaraTalk iPhone Wallpaper
May27

Free TenkaraTalk iPhone Wallpaper

  I just made a TenkaraTalk wallpaper for my iPhone and am pretty happy with the way it turned out.  I don’t know why anyone would want it, but I’m offering it for a free download (I guess I just like giving away free stuff).  If you want to add it to your phone, here’s how… 1.  From your iphone, click on this link:  http://www.tenkaratalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/TenkaraTalkiPhoneScreen.jpg 2....

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More Tenkara Gear for Me (and You)
Apr20

More Tenkara Gear for Me (and You)

  Today, I got some good tenkara gear in the mail.  But this time, I’m not hoarding it all for myself–it’s for you too!  The first was a box of tenkara rods and lines generously donated by Tenkara USA for our tenkara rod loaner program.  I’ll be adding these to the demo page this weekend.  I’m excited to tell you that in addition to getting a couple more of one of the most popular rods (the Iwana),...

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New Tenkara Demo Rod Program
Apr06

New Tenkara Demo Rod Program

  I’m happy to announce that TenkaraTalk has teamed up with The Fiberglass Manifesto to offer a new tenkara loaner rod program for those thinking about getting into tenkara.  If you or anyone you know is curious about tenkara but want to try it before you buy it, now you can.  One of the big problems in tenkara today is that many people dismiss it before they even try it.  Tenkara rods are difficult to find locally so...

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TenkaraTalk is Now on YouTube!
Feb03

TenkaraTalk is Now on YouTube!

  What do you mean, “now”?  Haven’t you been on YouTube for a while?  Well, yes.  I have been using my personal YouTube channel to upload tenkara videos for this blog.  But in light of recent events, I thought it was best to create a separate TenkaraTalk channel.  Let me explain… Some of you might know that I have a background in backpacking and that I have another blog called Gear Talk.  Over the years,...

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Season’s Greetings from Tenkara Talk!
Dec25

Season’s Greetings from Tenkara Talk!

I am taking the day off from blogging to spend time with my family but just wanted to wish everyone a happy holiday season and hope you get some tenkara under the...

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New Facebook Group:  Colorado Tenkara Anglers
Sep16

New Facebook Group: Colorado Tenkara Anglers

I’ve started a new Facebook group for people in Colorado who like to Tenkara fish.  It will be a place where we can share information about good places for Tenkara fishing in Colorado, upload pics and videos, and ask questions.  Also, I plan to schedule regular Tenkara outings where we can meet up, fish together and try out different Tenkara rods and gear on the stream.  These outings will be listed under the...

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