Ed Engle on Tenkara Fishing

“Daniel Galhardo, John Gierach and I are standing on a remote branch of the St. Vrain Creek with 12-foot-long fly rods in our hands. But I should qualify my usage of the word ‘fly’ rod. We are indeed fishing flies, but the rods are the type used in a traditional style of Japanese fly-fishing known as tenkara.”
Ed Engle writes about his first experience with a 12-foot Tenkara rod, noting that it “quickly teaches you to judge what you can and can’t do.” In the Boulder Daily Camera.

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