The Tenkara Strap Pack
Jan06

The Tenkara Strap Pack

Tenkara USA recently introduced their first minimalist fishing pack and I got one this weekend at the Denver Fly Fishing Show.  Here is a brief review… The pack immediately reminded me in many ways of a UL pack I designed years ago called the Trico.  It’s compact, lightweight, and designed to be carried multiple ways, but the Tenkara USA Pack is made of Gridstop Dyneema that is much more durable than the 1.5 oz. nylon I...

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Sneak Preview: TraiLite Designs Stream Pack
May21

Sneak Preview: TraiLite Designs Stream Pack

  I just got word that the newly redesigned Stream Pack from TrailLite Designs will be available next week on the Tenkara Bum website.  If the name TrailLite Designs sounds familiar, it’s probably because you know them as the creator of the Ebira Rod Quiver–an ingenious tenkara accessory which happens to have been named by yours truly. The new design replaces the previous “sleeve” rod holders with cords...

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