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    Tenkara Practices Survey

    This is an invitation to complete an anynomous, short, easy, quick tenkara survey.
    The questions are pretty basic: length of rod, length of line and type you use, type of fly, type of water you...
  2. Fishing Cafe video "Tenkara with Dr Ishigaki"

    If you have an interest in the history of Tenkara I think you will find this 52 minute video well worth watching.
    It appears to me to be a combination of 2 or three shorter Japanese language videos...
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    I would agree with Chris that Joan's description...

    I would agree with Chris that Joan's description of how to cast is very much in line with what I think I know about Tenkara casting. And her style of casting is more Tenkara-like that other western...
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    I am not familiar with the Dragontail Hellbender...

    I am not familiar with the Dragontail Hellbender rod other than to know it exist.
    15 ft ( 4.5 meters) of No. 4.5 line is a heavy line, and I would think it would be easier to cast than say a No. 3...
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    Thanks Bruce. My theory may be OTL ( out to...

    Thanks Bruce. My theory may be OTL ( out to lunch). I have recieved some resitance to the idea that practice casting long lines is a good thing to do. Practicing with lines longer than you will...
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    My guess is you are probably correct. You have a...

    My guess is you are probably correct. You have a timing issue.
    ( this assumes by coiling you meant the line is just piling up on the ground or water not far from the rod tip, and not fully...
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    Kebari of Mr Fuji Hiromichi

    I always find it interesting to see the kebari tied by the well known and respected Japanese Tenkara anglers.
    One of them would be Mr Fuji Hiromichi ( 冨士弘道氏) who assist U-Nissin in the development...
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    If the Cortland line turns out to be too heavy...

    If the Cortland line turns out to be too heavy for the Sato this new ul line might be worth trying.

    http://threeriverstenkara.com/?product=ultralight-tenkara-floating-line

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    Bill, I have not tried the Cortland line. I...

    Bill, I have not tried the Cortland line. I assume you are referring to the Patagonia Tenkara kit. Yvon Chouinard's style of tenkara fishing just doesn't appeal to me. I'm mostly a fluorocarbon level...
  10. Video - Footsteps of Tenkara Visiting the University Professor Ishigaki Hisao

    #049 テンカラの足跡を訪ねて 大学教授 石垣尚男 - a 20 minute video. Broadcast on TV in Japan Sept 2014, but recently uploaded to YouTube.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=24&v=ZPCc5NSNFv0

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    In my book, a thought, is an opinion. My opinion...

    In my book, a thought, is an opinion. My opinion would be save the money for that rod and use it to pay for the shipping cost of a Beginner Set from Tenkara Bum or Tenkara USA. Or one of the lower...
  12. 2 New Nissin Tenkara Rods Models - Ukon and Sakon

    Bright colors are in this year. A Red one and a Yellow one.

    Ukon

    http://www.u-nissin.co.jp/product/item/id/010310405

    Sakon

    http://www.u-nissin.co.jp/product/item/id/010310406
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    In 1994 at a company meeting we were told about...

    In 1994 at a company meeting we were told about the emergence of the Virtual Corporation. Before being ordered the product wouldn't exist on the shelf waiting to be shipped, which would require a lot...
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    Just curious, and it's been a couple of months....

    Just curious, and it's been a couple of months. Were you able to obtain this rod? If yes. Did it meet expectations for finish, feel, etc.?

    Dr Ishigaki writes about what I call the Double-3s of...
  15. Today a reply to a topic on another forum gave me...

    Today a reply to a topic on another forum gave me a clue about the possible source of John R.S. Allen's belief that fishing is better at times just before to just after moon rise and moon set,...
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    Tenkara Fishing Tour in Hokkaido

    I've often seen Hokkaido on NatGeo or similar places and thought that is a place I'd like to visit. The link below is from a commercial site that seems to sale and or make canvas bags, bicycles, and...
  17. 2 Videos of Amano Katsutoshi-san Keiryu Fishing

    These are two videos from the Owner TV website. Each are about 30 minutes long. Maybe half of the time is actually fishing.

    In the first one Amano Katsutoshi-san「天野勝利さん」fishes alone catching Iwana...
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    Look Inside Japanese Language Fishing Books

    If you go to:

    http://books.google.com/

    and enter various Japanese fishing terms you can find several Japanese language Tenkara or Keiryu fishing books in the search results...
  19. Mike the mailman was very good to me this week....

    Mike the mailman was very good to me this week. Friday he delivered 弘道?富士、 Hiromichi Fuji?s book Modern Tenkara (現代テンカラ). I?ve never been quite sure how to translate the rest of the title. It is...
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    Daiwa 7meter taper line debuting in April

    http://all.daiwa21.com/fishing/item/line/keiryu_li/tenkara_line_monotaper/index.html


    ナイロン 比重1.14 = nylon specific gravity 1.14
    Maybe of interest to tapered line fans if or when it becomes...
  21. One step closer. And Vol 2 is the First of a...

    One step closer. And Vol 2 is the First of a Trilogy.

    "However, Vol. 2 is just the first stage to understanding fly selection and performance ? so do look out for the rest of the trilogy as we...
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    These interesting comments were on the Oni blog...

    These interesting comments were on the Oni blog about the Osaka Fishing Show posted Feb. 14th.

    "Out of 180 exhibitors there were no more than six companies dealing with Tenkara rods.
    Shimano...
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    This archived Tenryu Tenkara Rod web page, from...

    This archived Tenryu Tenkara Rod web page, from their " dead item" folder, shows that Tenryu was a major supplier of Tenkara rods before dropping Tenkara in, I am guessing, 2008/2009.

    They...
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    Chris verified in a post yesterday about the...

    Chris verified in a post yesterday about the Nissin Kawashi rod that Gamakatsu has discontinued their Tenkara rods. Actually in the 3d paragraph he makes a short summary of changes in product...
  25. Thread: New rod coming

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    I don't have any rigging suggestions. But I...

    I don't have any rigging suggestions. But I thought you might find this video interesting. The video is from Japan. The title translates something like That First Parent-Child Tenkara Experience.
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