Have a Tenkara Question? Ask a Tenkara Master
Oct09

Have a Tenkara Question? Ask a Tenkara Master

I recently posted about Masami Sakakibara’s (AKA Tenkara no Oni) new English-language website and how it opened up a world of information to the western world.  Well now, I’m pleased to announce that Sakakibara-sensei has agreed to do an interview with me!  My first reaction was to send over a list of my own questions and just post his responses.  But then, I thought it might be more beneficial to the western tenkara...

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My Tenkara Story
Jun24

My Tenkara Story

  The picture above is the first Tenkara fly I ever fished and is the first fly I ever caught a fish with using a Tenkara rod.  It’s retired now and a little worse for wear with a tail missing and the dubbing roughed up.  But it sits on a shelf in my fly tying desk stuck in the cork stopper of the original glass vial it arrived in from Tenkara USA. I keep the fly there on its “trophy shelf” as a reminder of the day I officially...

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