Tenkara Magazine
Dec13

Tenkara Magazine

In case you missed the memo, the world’s first tenkara-only magazine is here! Created by Tenkara USA, the magazine is a very high quality 112-page publication featuring well-written articles and great photography from a lot of names you’ll recognize if you’ve been fishing tenkara for any significant amount of time. The wide range of topics includes interviews with famous tenkara anglers, instructions on how to tie...

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New Tenkara Book by April 2013!
Feb03

New Tenkara Book by April 2013!

David Dirks had a great idea for a book: put together a list of tenkara topics and get a range of tenkara anglers to give their opinions on them. And that’s exactly what the soon-to-be-released Tenkara Fly Fishing: Insights & Strategies is. You’ll recognize a lot of the names in this book (including yours truly) giving their tips, tricks, advice and opinions on all things tenkara. To give you a sneak peek, here is an...

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Tenkara Book Review
Feb09

Tenkara Book Review

I recently read Tenkara: Radically Simple, Ultralight Fly Fishing by Kevin Kelleher, MD and Misako Ishimura and just wanted to post a few of my thoughts on it. First off, this is the first book on Tenkara fly fishing written in English and represents a milestone for the Tenkara-mania that seems to be spreading across the U.S.  At 133 pages (not the 160 pages Amazon states), it’s a quick read.  I was so excited to read it that I...

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Tenkara:  The Book
Jan07

Tenkara: The Book

Today, I got something very special in the mail–a copy of “Tenkara:  Radically Simple, Ultralight Fly Fishing”, by Kevin C. Kelleher, MD and Misako Ishimura.  Why is this book so special?  For starters, it’s the first English Language book on Tenkara fly fishing. Secondly, it is autographed and came with a personal letter from the co author, Dr. Kelleher.  As far as I know, I now own the first autographed copy...

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