Zen Fly Fishing Gear Hybrid Tenkara Line
Jul14

Zen Fly Fishing Gear Hybrid Tenkara Line

I’m always interested in unique tenkara line designs and materials. Recently, a new line from Zen Fly Fishing Gear caught my attention. At first, it didn’t look like anything special. It was labelled “level line” on their site so I assumed it was just another orange fluorocarbon level line. But after Karin Miller from the company explained it to me, I realized these were anything but your typical “level...

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Tenkara Nymph Line by Rigs
Dec29

Tenkara Nymph Line by Rigs

When I first heard Rigs Fly Shop (a Tenkara USA dealer here in Colorado) was coming out with a new level line, I wasn’t really all that interested. After all, how much can you really innovate a level line? But when I first laid eyes on it, I knew it was something special. And when I first fished it, I got excited and knew it was unlike any other tenkara line I’d ever fished. Most tenkara level lines are nothing more than a...

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How to Remove Line Twist in Tenkara Level Lines

Some rod manufacturers may cringe at me suggesting this tip to remove line twist when you’re winding your line on to the spool for fear of broken rod tips. But I have been using this technique for over two years and have never broken a rod. You just have to take the same care you normally do with any tenkara rod...

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Amnesia as Tenkara Level Line
Aug25

Amnesia as Tenkara Level Line

Not too long ago, I wrote a post about using Red Amnesia as a sighter for tenkara level lines.  Having fished it for a while now, I can say really like it.  The bright red Amensia is easy to see in all lighting conditions and makes it much easier to follow your fly and detect strikes.  But it got me thinking…why not try a full line made of Amnesia?  Today, I got a chance to put it to the test on the stream and here are the...

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