Bamboo Tenkara Rod Cases
Aug26

Bamboo Tenkara Rod Cases

Over the last four years, I’ve seen a lot of good tenkara products introduced to the market.  Good, but not unique. There’s been somewhat of a homogenization in the offerings of new gear companies flooding the market with “good” but almost carbon copies of rods and other gear that already exists.  In short, not many new products have been remarkable. Not so with the new bamboo tenkara rod cases from Flyfishing...

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The Great Tube Debate
Mar28

The Great Tube Debate

Some tenkara rods come with a rod tube, and some don’t. Some anglers are hardcore tubers, some throw caution to the wind, and some are in between (like me).  An included rod tube is a nice touch, but whenever someone laments the fact that a particular rod model doesn’t come with a tube, my response is that when collapsed, tenkara rods essentially become their own protective cases, so tubes aren’t really necessary. I...

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