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    Tsurikichi Sanpei movie

    I found the link to this 2 hour Sanpei movie on the Tenkaraenso blog.

    This is not one of the animated Sanpei videos. It is a 2009 movie made with human actors and directed by Oscar winning...
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    Here are three more foreign Tenkara blogs that I...

    Here are three more foreign Tenkara blogs that I regularly take a look at.

    The Yoshidakebari blog is only in Japanese language, but you can frequently find interesting innovations about rods,...
  3. I obtained the Nissin PALS line in sizes 3.0 and...

    I obtained the Nissin PALS line in sizes 3.0 and 3.5 in September from Oleg at Tenkara Times, and fished with the 3.5 line several times during a week in late October. I like the line. I would judge...
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    Nissin Royal Stage Tenkara Rods

    I just noticed on Tenkara Bum that Chris has made a hurried announcement of a new tenkara rod from Uzaki Nissin. The Royal Stage tenkara rods.In lengths of 3.2, 3.6 and 4.0 meters.They are a little...
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    It would appear that Shimano's claim that their...

    It would appear that Shimano's claim that their Salmon Special is the only rod in Japan designed for Salmon is out of date.

    Here is a look at the Daiwa Salmon Hunter rod.
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    Romads' Tenkarabum video

    You can see the video on the Tenkarabum website with Chris' comments. But this link has the rest of the text from Romads.
    Nicely done, imo. The joy of efficient fishing.
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    I would agree. However, the type of fishing shown...

    I would agree. However, the type of fishing shown in the posted video is not Tenkara fishing.

    I'm not sure how the Japanese or Shimano would classify it other than it would fall under 本流・渓流 (...
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    Interesting foreign Tenkara blogs

    There are several foreign Tenkara blogs that I find fun to check ever once in a while.

    One of them is Tenkaranormandie. All in French so the language is a barrier.
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    I think the only time I put my off hand in my...

    I think the only time I put my off hand in my pocket while fishing is when it is cold out. ;)

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    Maybe a few videos will help. Oki Kebari...

    Maybe a few videos will help.

    Oki Kebari under water

    https://vine.co/v/hulYFvT1Y9t

    Sakasa Kebari Underwater

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Cflrh-c7eM
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    Today with renewed energy I decided to take the...

    Today with renewed energy I decided to take the plunge and down load the app. Like tenkara itself sometimes you just have to try something first hand in order to understand it.

    I found it to be...
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    iPad App Tenkara Japan

    Not quite sure what to make of this iPad app yet. It's made by Tsuribito-Sha in Japan. I believe they publish several magazines there.

    However. the screen shots are all in English. Seems to be...
  13. Well, then. Sorry for confusing the availability...

    Well, then. Sorry for confusing the availability of the Nissin PALS LL , and other high viz lines in sizes 2 or 1.5.

    My disclaimer is I stated the the internet is "close to being an Alice's...
  14. The orange Fujino Soft Tenkara lines in :3.3m, 4m...

    The orange Fujino Soft Tenkara lines in :3.3m, 4m and 5m. And the green Fujino Midi line in 4m. I wanted to be able to compare the softer orange line and the slightly stiffer midori lines in the same...
  15. Well you know with the modern internet websites...

    Well you know with the modern internet websites it is close be being an Alice's Restaurant World where you can get anything you want. ( but often not at a price you are willing to pay)

    The Nissin...
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    Yes. My fault. My mind kept puzzling why the...

    Yes. My fault. My mind kept puzzling why the name was the same as on your website but, I was seeing only single length rods on the Daiwa site. I was in to much of a rush and failed to look to the...
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    Chris, It was Keiichi Okushi at Tenkara -Ya that...

    Chris, It was Keiichi Okushi at Tenkara -Ya that told me the Rinfu rods were sold out until spring. And as Lynn pointed out they are still on the Daiwa website.While the Sagiri two way rods are not....
  18. We know about fish biting at Sunrise/Sunset. What about Moonrise/Moonset ?

    I am not a record keeper of when I buy things and where and for how much. Nor a fishing diary keeper as some are and who say they learn a lot from what they recorded. One who does is the author John...
  19. Cool, about the line and the line size. My 62...

    Cool, about the line and the line size. My 62 y.o. eyes have a difficult seeing the smaller 2.5 line, no matter what color. But pink or orange or chartreuse is ok above 3.0 when conditions are good....
  20. Uzaki Nissin annouces new PALS Tenkara Pink Level Line

    An article posted June 15, 2014 on troutnews annouced the release of new U-Nissin PALS Tenkara Level Line.
    http://troutnews.info/2014/06/15/newitem/line-newitem/3385/

    And from the U-Nissin...
  21. Kashiwagi's Quick draw One Touch (folding) Extending Net

    Kashiwagi Shigetaka (柏木重孝) has made a leather hard case sheath for a Daiwa One Touch folding net. Also replacing the original handle with an extending handle. One or both ideas might be of interest...
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    Mountan stream vs Main Stream Tenkara

    Paul Gaskell at Discover Tenkra recently made a blog post about the different Tenkara techniques he witnessed in Japan. Contrasting the different techniques used between the two types of streams, the...
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    Hello Don and the FAOL Tenkara group. I am new...

    Hello Don and the FAOL Tenkara group. I am new here but not new to Tenkara. I have been Tenkara fishing about 4 years. Since this is my first post here I hope I get the process correct.

    I have...
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