If you’ve been wondering why I haven’t been posting lately, it’s because I’ve been working behind the scenes on a new project. I’m happy to announce that today, I’ve launched a new tenkara forum! Now before you say, “we already have too many tenkara forums”, let me point out that this forum is a little different. Rather than being a comprehensive forum, the Tenkara Talk Forum is completely focused on DIY tenkara!Read More
This contest is now closed. The winner is Terry Farmer.
Congratulations Terry and thanks to everyone who participated!
The second tenkara book in English just came out and here’s your chance to win a free copy. The book is a collaboration of different American tenkara anglers’ perspectives on a variety of topics (including yours truly). As a contributor, I got a few free copies. So, I thought it would be fun to give one away. Here’s how to enter…Read More
Wow, it’s been forever since I gave anything away so I’m feeling the need to do something about that! Here’s your chance to win 12 free tenkara flies and a fly box. It’s easy to enter. Here are the details…Read More
On November 17th, I posted a fly tying challenge to Tenkara Talk Readers: tie a fly using only materials you can find in your everyday life–no materials from a fly shop allowed. Today, I’m excited to announce the winner as well as some honorable mentions. Here are their flies, recipes, and comments…Read More
I recently wrote about using common, everyday materials to tie flies and thought it would be fun to make a contest out of it so here goes. Tie a fly using materials you find in your everyday life and submit it to win a great prize! Here are the details…Read More
Didn’t win anything in the Tenkara on the Fly contest yesterday? No worries. Here’s your second chance with a little follow up giveaway. I’m giving away a really cool knife, two Tenkara Talk hats, a mousepad, and some bumper stickers. The minimum requirement is to leave a comment on this blog but you can earn more points by tweeting about the contest and liking our Facebook page. Here are the prizes and how to enter…Read More
I’m giving away four free fly boxes! These 10-compartment clamshell fly boxes are small enough to fit in a shirt pocket, yet hold more than enough flies for a full day out on the water. They feature a sturdy hinge and latch and a hole to attach to a lanyard. They’re perfect for tenkara fishing or anyone who just needs a minimal fly selection. To be eligible to win one of these nifty boxes, all you have to do is like the new TenkaraTalk Facebook page by Wednesday, June 6th 2012 at noon MST. Winners will be contacted via Facebook. To enter, click here to like our Facebook page.Read More
Contest Closed. The winner is Rod with his guess of 67 flies. Nice work Rod!
If you’re like me, you didn’t win anything in the recent Tenkara USA gear giveaway. But unlike me, you have a second chance to win something! And this one is easy. Here’s how to enter…Read More
And the winner is….Steelieman. Congratulations Steelieman! I’ve sen you an email asking for your address. Not sure how well Pale Ale with taste in this mug but hope you enjoy it anyway. More gear giveaways coming soon…
The winner of the baseball cap is Delane G. Congratulations Delane! I’ve sent you an email. Please respond within 48 hours with your address so I can send you the cap. More contests coming soon.
The winner of the T-shirt is Curtis Ware. Congratulations Curtis! I’ve sent you an email to get your address. Thanks to everyone who participated and keep an eye out for upcoming tenkara gear giveaways.Read More
UPDATE: Loften wins it by a landslide! Congratulations Loften! The box is on the way.
Didn’t win anything in the last tenkara gear giveaway? No problem. Here’s another one. This time, I’m giving away a brand new Streamworks fly box with a multi-tool.Read More